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Gender to be incorporated into climate-resilient crop-livestock systems

Climate change is a serious threat to sustainable development. It affects and impacts various regions, generations, gender and other classifications differently. Men and women face different climate change impacts because they perform different tasks, have different access to and control over assets and have different sets of knowledge and skills based on their distinct roles … Continue reading

East Africa / PIL / Value Chains / Women

Women’s empowerment in all its dimensions

The new year brings about new beginnings and opportunities. A new project titled ‘Evaluating the impacts of livestock and aquaculture microcredit and value chain programs on women’s empowerment’ held its official inception workshop on 12 January 2011. This project aims to improve the impacts of livelihood programs on women and their households by integrating two critical … Continue reading