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Solving gender issue – solving food security

Kathleen Earl Coverson has served as senior gender scientist for the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and currently works as associate director for international programs at the University of Florida. A journalist with The Reporter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, caught up with her while she was conducting the workshop at ILRI campus during which she shared … Continue reading

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Engendering value chain analysis in the small ruminant value chain in Ethiopia: Challenges in collecting gender disaggregated data

Gender is a critical component of the farming system, and women play a significant role in agricultural and livestock value chains. Nevertheless, it is reported that gender issues have been overlooked in most value chains. To address this issue, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) gender scientists organized and conducted a rapid small ruminant value chain analysis in the eight action sites of CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish in Ethiopia. Continue reading