The Livestock and Fish Research Program formally adopted a gender strategy in May 2013 which adopts both Accommodative and Transformative approaches to design interventions that seek to facilitate movement around a more gender equal society. To achieve this, the strategy looks at an overall gender responsive outcome of the program’s research, which will be achieved through four key outputs:
- Capacity development
- Access and control of resources in livestock and fish value chains
- Gender transformative approaches
- Gender and nutrition
Output 1 of the strategy focuses on capacity development, to increase gender capacity within CGIAR centres, partner organizations and value chain actors to diagnose and overcome gender-based constraints within value chains.
In the year 2013, six workshops aimed at developing the capacity of gender experts and stakeholders in the program were conducted, in which 47% of the 232 participants were women.
The objective of the Ford Foundation workshop held in…
View original post 420 more words