Agri-ProFocus Learning Network
This short film gives the arguments for gender inclusive value chains; this is illustrated with an animated cartoon on gender inclusive dairy value chain development in Nicaragua. The film also shows the practical approach developed by Agri-ProFocus to coach practitioners to support gender inclusive value chains.
Women have a very important but under-recognised role in various parts of many agricultural value chains. They work in production, processing and trading but lack ownership…Continue
The Gender Agriculture and Assets Project (GAAP), jointly led by IFPRI and ILRI, has released the first set of discussion papers detailing the findings of the GAAP.
Following the Project Notes , which summarized findings from all 8 projects, the Discussion Papers give more detail on specific projects in the…Continue
This practical toolkit to integrate a gender perspective in agricultural value chain development is the second and adjusted version of an earlier Gender in Value Chains Toolkit published by Agri-ProFocus in September 2012. This version is based on experiences in using the first toolkit in Agri-ProFocus gender…Continue
Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI) recently published an interesting book on transforming gender relation in agriculture in sub-Sahara Africa. This book distills lessons learned about integrating gender equality into agricultural development initiatives in Africa, with case studies of efforts at all levels, from households to national government.
The authors, Farnworth, C., M.F. Sundell, A. Nzioki, V. Shivutse and M. Davis start from the premise that…