Tools and training materials to help mainstream gender in Humidtropics activities

ILRI policies, instititions and livelihoods program

The Gender Strategy of the the CGIAR Research Program on Integrated System for the Humid Tropics, or Humidtropics, committed to the empowerment of women.

It focused on four areas: access to material assets, access to knowledge and know-how, improved capacity (including the ability to make decisions) and the ability and self confidence to make choices.

To support mainstreaming of these into Humidtropics research, the program developed four classroom-training modules to be used by facilitators of innovation platforms.

These cover:

The source for these training materials was the IITA Training Manual for Gender Mainstreaming and Analysis: Building Capacity for Agricultural Research for Development and Innovation, as well as tools for gender analysis adapted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the Institute of Development…

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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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