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Yulita Cosmas

Yulita Cosmas, a chicken farmer in central Malawi, with one of her hens (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann).

A publication, ‘Understanding and Integrating Gender Issues into Livestock Projects and Programmes: A Checklist for Practitioners’, from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is due to be published soon. It is being produced by Francesca Distefano, FAO’s gender and development specialist, with main technical inputs from Raffaele Mattioli, senior officer from FAO’s Animal Production and Health (AGA) Division, and Regina Laub, senior officer from FAO’s Gender, Equity and Rural Employment (ESW) Division.

This publication benefitted from contributions provided by several  livestock experts from FAO as well as from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (Galvmed). These inputs were collected during an FAO-ILRI Training Workshop on Understanding and Integrating Gender in Livestock Projects and Programs, funded by FAO’s AGA and…

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