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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 3 And what about women? Promoting gender balanced participation

Wenny Ho

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Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988­2001 3 And what about women? Promoting gender balanced participation Wenny W. S. Ho Introduction Participatory diagnosis I would like to share experiences gained in To facilitate a participatory planning process, promoting gender equality in an agricultural participatory diagnosis was developed by the development project in Nicaragua. They project staff. The planning process begins with represent important lessons for gender a participatory diagnosis in each sensitive participatory diagnosis and are Recommendation Domain. This is a group of applicable to other organisations eager to farmers with similar characteristics facing improve the effectiveness of development similar constraints and opportunities. The efforts. participatory diagnosis is undertaken before the start of the agricultural season. Its results PRODETEC, the `Support to Generation and feed into project planning, which ends before Transfer of Agricultural Technology Project' the main agricultural activities in the fields works with the newly created Nicaraguan start. Institute for Agricultural Technology (INTA). It is financed by the Finnish Government. The Participatory diagnosis begins with a review of development objectives are: to increase food the characteristics of the Recommendation security, to increase revenues to farm families, Domain. The session then moves on to to empower farm units and to ...

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  • IIED code: G01650
  • Published: 1996
  • Theme: Food and agriculture
  • Source pub: PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001
  • Language: English

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