According to 2016 UNDP report: Africa Regional Human Development Report: Gender equality increases productivity and credibility in companies and organizations.
If women and youth were meaningfully participating in income generating activities, then Uganda would annually be earning 227 billion shillings. The report says
Gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average $US95 billion a year, peaking at US$105 billion in 2014– or six percent of the region’s GDP – jeopardizing the continent’s efforts for inclusive human development and economic growth.
Women and youth play a significant role in food production and supply chain. Interventions that are gender aware are greatly and positively impacting on their constituencies.
Are you a value chain development practitioner interested in integrating a gender perspective in your work?
AgriProFocus Ugandan collaboration with KIT, ICCO, HIVOS and F&S therefore; presents to you an opportunity to register and participate in the 5th coaching trajectory in gender and value chains development.
For details on the application process contact Knowledge and Innovations Facilitator manager AgriProFocus Uganda SNV Office, +256(0)752 960 057
Deadline for receiving applications is on 30th January 2017.