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Are women better dairy producers?

Started this discussion. Last reply by jonathan rusirevi Oct 29. 7 Replies

According to interviews held with 8 dairy programmes, the answer is yes.In her BSc thesis for Van Hall Larenstein, Silja Heyland found 5 business arguments for the inclusion of women in commercial…Continue

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Are young women more eager adopters of web2.0 and social media ?

Started Jan 18, 2013 0 Replies

Giacomo Rambaldi from CTA just shared an interesting news item. I'd like to know whether you think the findings are true for the agricultural sector too?Between 2008 and 2010, CTA delivered 20 web2.0…Continue

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jonathan rusirevi replied to Wim Goris's discussion 'Are women better dairy producers?'
"i think this thesis recognise the importance of women in dairy value chain relating to my context ie Zimbabwe smallholder dairy value chains women contribute to better milk quality and milk products more through better milk handling."
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Sharefair on rural women's technologies at Nairobi

October 15, 2014 to October 17, 2014
The Sharefair 2014 on “Rural women’s technologies to improve food security, nutrition and productive family farming” is a collaborative effort between the UN Women Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa, FAO, IFAD, WFP, IIRR, and the UN Women’s Knowledge Gateway for Women’s Economic Empowerment. Several other partners, including members of the Regional Network on Gender and Rural Livelihoods for Eastern and Southern Africa, will also be actively participating.…See More
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Silja Heyland replied to Wim Goris's discussion 'Are women better dairy producers?'
"Dear Lucy, Thanks for the mail and the comments. Cultural habits influence the positions and situation of women for sure. I experienced that also during my time abroad and it was reflected by the interviewees in terms of societies openess to execept…"
Jul 16
Hedwig Bruggeman replied to Wim Goris's discussion 'Are women better dairy producers?'
"I was also unable to attend the session. Silja and others thanks  for putting the item back on the agenda. Lucy indeed at that time your publication was a breakthrough !  I remember using the checklists when working in Africa. And I still…"
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Angelica Senders replied to Wim Goris's discussion 'Are women better dairy producers?'
"Please find herewith the link to an interesting cartoon supporting the importance of the topic of this discussion <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/9UjKMerwSk0" frameborder="0"…"
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Wim Goris replied to Wim Goris's discussion 'are women better dairy producers?'
"thank you for sharing. Let us hear from Silja on India case. Can you tell me where to find more on 'the black box of mr. Gender".  The book you mention is out of print. "
Jul 14
Lucy MAARSE replied to Wim Goris's discussion 'are women better dairy producers?'
"Dear Wim, Others, I feel sorry that I could not attend the presentations of Silja K. Heyland (was on holiday) but meanwhile I enjoyed reading bits and pieces of her study. Thanks for the invitation and sharing the set of information. It brings me…"
Jul 14
Angelica Senders replied to Wim Goris's discussion 'are women better dairy producers?'
"Thanks Wim for co-organizing this session on gender and dairy. It was a great opportunity to broaden the discussion of the importance of gender sensitive dairy chain development beyond the gender in value chain network.   I think Silja’s…"
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are women better dairy producers?

According to interviews held with 8 dairy programmes, the answer is yes.In her BSc thesis for Van Hall Larenstein, Silja Heyland found 5 business arguments for the inclusion of women in commercial dairy chains.The thesis was presented and discussed in a lively lunch meeting last July 9.Please see the following documents.…See More
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gender equality in rural advisory services

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 10:54 0 Comments

Hi I found this item in the GFRAS newsletter.

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Focus on gender in Ethiopian value chains

Posted on February 9, 2012 at 9:30 3 Comments

APF Agri-Hub Ethiopia organized the first event in 2012 about gender in value chains. The workshop on 7 Feb in Kaleb hotel Addis was attended by 38 people (20 women, 18 men) from universities, BDS providers, NGOs and producer organizations.  Participants mentioned ‘We work in value chains and really want to address gender, but we do not now how to’. By providing practical tools this workshop addressed a felt need.…

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gender a special topic in early career fellowship programme

Posted on January 19, 2012 at 12:19 0 Comments

Hello, I am forwarding this message as gender, youth and agriculture is a special topic in this fellowship call

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The Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC) is proud to announce the third call of its grant programme to support talented young researchers working on African agricultural policy:  FAC’s Early Career Fellowship Programme (ECFP).

The ECFP is available to early career professionals working in Africa and the UK. Both…

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At 9:48 on August 30, 2010, Roel Snelder said…
Wim have a look at Deepa's forum post and my response to it here. This is of interest for the Ethiopia forum.

Roel

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