Livestock and fish program gender strategy output deliverables

ILRI policies, instititions and livelihoods program

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:

  1. Capacity development
  2. Access and control of resources in livestock and fish value chains
  3. Gender transformative approaches
  4. 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.

Making strides
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…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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