ILRI policies, instititions and livelihoods program
The ‘Advancing agri-practice: Adding value for women’ workshop was held at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya on 23-24 May, 2011. Cosponsored by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), this event provided a unique forum for practitioners and researchers working on agricultural value chains to share information on gender-related research and gender-responsive practices in agriculture development.
The purpose of the two-day workshop was to (1) demonstrate the importance of gender analysis as a means of improving agriculture program effectiveness and outcomes for women, (2) facilitate the identification of common ground regarding demand for and supply of data on gender and agriculture, and (3) define ways forward to improve the quantity, quality, availability and accessibility of gender and agriculture data.
The workshop was attended by thirty-three practitioners and researchers working in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania…
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