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  • Bangladesh Midterm Meeting | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    With BRAC as its host the GAAP initiative held its mid term meeting in November 2011 at the idyllic setting of the BRAC Centre for Development Management in Rajendrapur Bangladesh GAAP has two projects working in Bangladesh One implemented by BRAC is part of its larger Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction program that assists women in ultrapoor households to obtain and manage income generating assets The second project is implemented by CARE Bangladesh Strengthening the Dairy Value Chain Photo Credit Dee Rubin About a half hour s drive through small farms and suburbs takes you to Gazipur the site of one of BRAC s two agricultural centers Members of the GAAP team took a field trip prior to the start of the workshop to the Gazipur agricultural center whose work is supported by BRAC The group was accompanied by BRAC research and evaluation team members including Narayan Chandra Das and Wamec Raza Arriving at the research station the team was welcomed by Center staff They provided an overview of the station s activities and their relationships with other national and international agricultural research programs Many agricultural offices are located in Gazipur The center meeting room in which we met was lined with examples of the many varieties of vegetable legumes and grain seeds produced and processed by BRAC The NGO started its production of seed in 1996 growing them on its own fields as well as from those of farmers under contract A quick tour of the test plots revealed neat fields at various stages of growth Scientists at the center described on going research testing different vegetable and rice varieties They have been testing both Asian and Africa rice varieties seeking quickly maturing and higher yielding strains that could help Bangladesh to improve its food security These improved

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/2012/10/02/bangladesh-midterm-meeting/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Workshop on Gender and Assets | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    Last Thursday the World Bank hosted a workshop with new evidence on gender and access to assets from the Gender and Asset Gap project implemented in three countries Ghana Ecuador and Karnataka India The project documented a gender asset gap and its impacts on agricultural decision making domestic violence and household decision making Findings from the new World Bank Findex database on gender disaggregated access to finance were also presented Amber Peterman of IFPRI served as a discussant at the workshop and findings linking women s property mobility and decision making in India came out as an IFPRI discussion paper last Friday The workshop underscored the importance of paying attention to gender differences in household asset ownership within development programs the need to advance best practices in gender disaggregated data collection and the critical importance of context for gender and asset dynamics The presentations can be found here Gender and Assets presentations The Gender and Assets Gap project is also featured as one of the Case Studies in the IFPRI toolkit on how to collect gender disaggregated asset data in qualitative and quantitative impact evaluations developed for practitioners from GAAP1 Workshop No comments yet Comments are closed Get Free Updates

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/2012/06/28/workshop-on-gender-and-assets/ (2016-05-01)
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  • GAAP1 | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    CARE tools BRAC tools Findings Core Team Principal Investigators Bios Other Core Members Bios External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios Posts from the GAAP1 Category 0 12 14 11 GAAP Conceptual Framework Discussion Paper Avaliable Online 0 11 10 11 Materials from mid term workshop avaliable online 0 5 25 11 Announcing the GAAP Round 1 Portfolio 0 2 11 11 New resources to help agriculture project designers achieve improved nutrition 0 2 1 11 In Her Name Measuring the Gender Asset Gap in Ecuador Ghana and India 0 1 12 11 Publication Journal of Development Studies Special Section on Assets and Gender 0 1 3 11 New Publication on Gender Asset Dynamics in Northern Nigeria 0 1 3 11 UNECE Toolkit on Developing Gender Statistics 0 12 20 10 Presentations from TEDx event on gender 0 12 6 10 Publication on People centred M E Aligning Incentives So Agriculture Does More to Reduce Hunger Older Entries Newer Entries Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP GAAP core team members works with agricultural development projects in South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa to 1 Identify how development projects impact men s and women s assets 2 Clarify

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/category/gaap1/page/3/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Project Powerpoints | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    Other Core Members Bios External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios Posts from the Project Powerpoints Category 0 11 8 10 All PowerPoints from Inception Workshop up on Slideshare 0 10 20 10 Guidelines for project presentations at inception workshop Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP GAAP core team members works with agricultural development projects in South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa to 1 Identify how development

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  • Project Briefs | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    tools BRAC tools Findings Core Team Principal Investigators Bios Other Core Members Bios External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios Posts from the Project Briefs Category 0 10 22 10 Project Briefs Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP GAAP core team members works with agricultural development projects in South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa to 1 Identify how development projects impact men s and women s assets

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  • toolkit | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    tools Findings Core Team Principal Investigators Bios Other Core Members Bios External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios Posts tagged toolkit 0 2 15 12 Revised Version of the Gender Assets Toolkit Available Online Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP GAAP core team members works with agricultural development projects in South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa to 1 Identify how development projects impact men s and women

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  • Publication on ‘People-centred M&E: Aligning Incentives So Agriculture Does More to Reduce Hunger’ | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    x Evaluation Why for Whom and How pages 28 35 Henry Lucas and Richard Longhurst Article first published online 17 NOV 2010 DOI 10 1111 j 1759 5436 2010 00179 x Three Approaches to Monitoring Feedback Systems Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation and Logical Frameworks pages 36 44 Alex Jacobs Chris Barnett and Richard Ponsford Article first published online 17 NOV 2010 DOI 10 1111 j 1759 5436 2010 00180 x A Revolution Whose Time Has Come The Win Win of Quantitative Participatory Approaches and Methods pages 45 55 Robert Chambers Article first published online 17 NOV 2010 DOI 10 1111 j 1759 5436 2010 00181 x Creating the Missing Feedback Loop pages 56 64 Alex Jacobs Article first published online 17 NOV 2010 DOI 10 1111 j 1759 5436 2010 00182 x Private Sector Metrics Contributions to Social Change Customer Satisfaction Meets Agriculture Development pages 65 72 David Bonbright and Jamey Power Article first published online 17 NOV 2010 DOI 10 1111 j 1759 5436 2010 00183 x Commentary on Private Sector Metrics Contributions to Social Change Customer Satisfaction Meets Agriculture Development pages 73 74 Edward Mabaya Article first published online 17 NOV 2010 DOI 10 1111 j 1759 5436 2010 00184 x Monitoring and Evaluating Agricultural Science and Technology Projects Theories Practices and Problems pages 75 87 Erik Millstone Patrick Van Zwanenberg and Fiona Marshall Article first published online 17 NOV 2010 DOI 10 1111 j 1759 5436 2010 00185 x Incorporating Seasonality into Agricultural Project Design and Learning pages 88 95 Stephen Devereux and Richard Longhurst Article first published online 17 NOV 2010 DOI 10 1111 j 1759 5436 2010 00186 x Context specific and Project induced Risk Designing Projects for Promoting Resilient Livelihoods pages 96 104 Rachel Sabates Wheeler Saul Butters and Martin Greeley Article first published

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/2010/12/06/publication-on-people-centred-me-aligning-incentives-so-agriculture-does-more-to-reduce-hunger/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Article on Impact Assessment and the Millenium Dev Villages | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    Millenium Dev Villages 2010 November 11 by jbehrman Back in 2004 a major new development project started in Bar Sauri Kenya This Millennium Village Project MVP seeks to break individual village clusters free from poverty with an intense combined aid package for agriculture education health and infrastructure The United Nations and Columbia University began the pilot phase in Bar Sauri and have extended it to numerous village clusters in nine other countries They hope to scale up the approach across much of Africa But wait Before we consider blanketing a continent with any aid intervention we have to know whether or not it works For example we have to know if different things have happened in Bar Sauri than have happened in nearby Uranga which was not touched by the project And we have to know if those differences will last This matters because aid money is scarce and the tens of millions slated for the MVP are tens of millions that won t be spent on other efforts Read the rest of the article here from GAAP1 Resources No comments yet Comments are closed Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP GAAP core team members works

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/2010/11/11/article-on-impact-assessment-and-the-millenium-dev-villages/ (2016-05-01)
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