Gender in Agriculture Partnership

Transforming agriculture to empower women and deliver food, nutrition and income security

Learning Route: Innovative tools and approaches to enhance gender equality in value chain development

07/09/2014 to 14/09/2014


The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in collaboration with PROCASUR has the pleasure of presenting the Learning Route: Innovative tools and approaches to enhance gender equality in value chain development” taking place in Uganda, between the 7th and the 14th of September 2014.

Deadline for applications: 5th August 2014

Through a face-to-face learning, the 8-day Learning Route includes the opportunity of learning directly in the field and from its protagonist some of the best practices on the community-led empowerment methodology known as the Gender Action Learning System (GALS), to boost pro-poor/inclusive Value Chain Development (VCD) and to improve gender equality and women’s empowerment through VCD.

The Main objective of this Learning Route is to reflect on how the linkages between vulnerable and powerful stakeholders in the development of Value Chains can be improved sustainably to enhance gender equality and improve rural livelihoods.

During this unique journey through knowledge, participants will be supported by PROCASUR and experts, in the design of an "Innovation Plan" aimed at integrating and adopting the best practices in their respective settings and enhancing their organizations and projects. A Contest after the Learning Route will prize the best three Innovation Plans with a starting capital of USD 2500.

Please find attached the Application pack composed by the following documents: (i) Call for applications; (ii) Application form of the Learning Route; (iii) Scholarship form and (iv) an Endorsement Letter for the sponsoring organization. 

In order to apply, it is necessary to send the application form to before the 30th of July 2014. This is the deadline for the reception of applications and other documents.  

For further information, feel free to send your queries or contact us: 

Ms. Alice Wandighi: Phone +254 (0) 20 2716036

Ms. Vivienne Likhanga: Phone +254 (0) 721  624443

Mr. Karim Derrahi: Phone +254 (0) 20 2716036

Stakeholder group: