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Gender Mainstreaming in Agriculture and Rural Development Training

INTRODUCTION


Agriculture is central to the livelihoods of the rural poor and in attainment of suitable development goals; gender equality further plays a crucial role in the achievement of these goals. However, gender differences arising from the socially constructed relationships between men and women affect the distribution of resources between them and cause many disparities in development. Consequently; gender issues must be addressed because agriculture can be the engine of growth that is necessary to reduce food insecurity and rural poverty. This training course is therefore intended to help participants address gender issues and integrate gender responsive actions in the design and implementation of agricultural projects and rural development programs.

 DURATION


5 days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?


This course is intended for various actors in Agriculture Extension (Agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials and policy makers) working with communities, in governments, funding agencies, Research organizations and non-government organizations among others for Agriculture support activities and other Development programmes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES


At the end of the training, the learner will be able to:

  • Gain basic skills in gender mainstreaming.
  • Understand the place of gender in rural development.
  • Seek to assist in advancing gender equality in agriculture and rural development sector
  • Understand the gender issues and needs in the agriculture sector.
  • Acquire skills on mainstreaming gender in the agriculture sector.
  • Appreciate the need for gender-sensitive monitoring and evaluation in agriculture and food security.

COURSE OUTLINE:


Module 1: Introduction

  • Basic gender concepts
  • Overview of gender mainstreaming
  • Impacts of gender mainstreaming
  • Gender mainstreaming system
  • Enabling environment for GMS
  • GMS structures and functions

Module 2: Gender and Rural Development

  • Gender, society and culture
  • Gender role in building sustainable livelihoods
  • Gender dimensions of rural poverty
  • Gender and rural community development
  • Gender, social groups and participation

Module 3: Gender and agriculture livelihoods

  • Agriculture and rural development
  • Gender and food security
  • Gender and rural finance
  • Gender in rural infrastructure for agricultural livelihoods
  • Gender mainstreaming in health and nutrition
  • Mainstreaming gender in urban agriculture and food Security
  • Mainstreaming gender in climate change adaptation planning for the agriculture sector

Module 4: Gender issues and needs in the agriculture sector

  • Equal access to natural resources and services
  • Gender differences in roles and activities
  • Gender and agricultural extension, research and technology
  • Gender, agricultural diversity and the commercialization of agriculture
  • Empowerment and access to decision making

Module 5: Mainstreaming gender in the agriculture policy sector                          

  • Issues of gender Inequality in the policy area
  • Gender equality policy objectives
  • Relevance of gender in policy area
  • Policy process and implications
  • Constraints in development of policies
  • Gender advocacy for food and nutrition security

Module 6: Gender-sensitive monitoring and evaluation in agriculture and food security

  • Introduction to M&E in Gender and food security
  • Gender issues in monitoring evaluation
  • Prioritizing gender in M&E plans
  • Exploring gender in M&E plans in nutrition
  • Selecting indicators to measure gender related outputs and outcomes
  • Impact of food distribution on genders’ vulnerability
  • Case studies

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below: 

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

REQUIREMENTS


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  

TRAINING FEE


The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us below.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Mob: +254 7739167709

PAYMENT


Payment should be transferred to Versed Professional Services account through bank 7 days before commencement of training.

Send proof of payment to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

CANCELLATION POLICY


  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.
  • The appropriate cancellation charge will apply based on the cost of your booking, as shown below.
  • In the event of an individual named on the booking form cannot attend, we will accept substitution of another delegate on the condition that written notification of the substitution has been received by us prior to the course date and an administration fee of $ 34 plus VAT has been paid.

COURSE PROVISIONS


  • Accommodation and travel are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • A buffet lunch and two teas are provided on all full day courses during training dates unless otherwise stated. The cost is included in the price quoted. Any special dietary requirements need to be notified in writing to VPSL in advance before commencement of the training

FORCE MAJEURE


  • Versed Professional Services Limited shall not be liable to refund of fees or for any other penalty should courses be cancelled due to war, fire, strike lock-out, industrial action, tempest, accident, civil disturbance or any other cause whatsoever beyond their control.

Event Properties

Event Date 03-07-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 07-07-2017 4:00 pm
Cut off date 28-06-2017
Individual Price $1,050.00
Location Versed Training Facilities, Nairobi Kenya
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
$1,050.00
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P.O Box 9656-00300, Nairobi, Kenya

E-mail: training@versedpro.com

Tel: +254 735 537 073 | +254 739 167 709

 

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