"Special focus needs to be given in the initial stage of the project. For example, targeting to women and gender is necessary. The High Value Agriculture Project in Hill and Mountain Areas (HVAP) in Nepal is a joint initiation of Government of…"
"Yes, working in value chain is really challenging work for especially in developing countries and even so hard from gender perspectives. Because most of the women are farmers who have least role in decision making and there is large gap between…"
"Dear Sokhna Gaye
Thanks for your question, we do have master students regularly. A lot depends on where you want to do the study (we do work in some 27 countries on VCD) and whether we can then get both our regional program officer and local…"
"Dear Deepa (and any interested colleagues)
This is the entire report - if you cannot download please contact me direct on firstname.lastname@example.org The material on SARDP is particularly on p48 (yes facilitators at kebele level) and p. 37 which…"
I'd be interested in reading your report. In particular, I'd like to know more about about the Gender focal points you mention - are these the facilitators at the kebele and gote level? Please do pass your report along - you can…"
"Dear Cathy and Deepa
Sorry the final report is not yet available, the consultant is still working on some aspects. I'll check again when it will be available. I'll ask our partner to allow me putting it on this site as soon as it is…"
I am also interested in receiving a copy of the study. Will you be posting it up on the website here?
I conducted a study for Sida on its programme in Amhara (SARDP) and related programmes, earlier in the year. This was not really a…"
We´re not working on rice nor textile, still the gender study could be useful. But I am still waiting for the final version, the draft was not elaborate enough, so the consultant is now filling in the gaps. I´ll keep you…"
Your post is very interesting - I'm particularly interested in the farmer's marketing organizations you mention and the VC and gender study you referred to - can you please pass this along? I'm beginning to work on a…"
As you all know gender and vcd is a challenge, even more so in Ethiopia, which performs worse on gender indicators than many other sub-saharan African countries. So in this respect some good news:the cluster business plan competition held by the APF learning alliance awarded a pro-gender price to one of the 18 farmer marketing organizations, it concerned a business plan to further develop the incense and arabic gum value chain, which benefits a lot of women in the poor North of the country.An…See More