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  • EADD (East Africa) | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios EADD East Africa The East Africa Dairy Development Project East Africa The East Africa Dairy Development Project EADD is a regional industry development program implemented by Heifer International and a consortium of partners including TechnoServe ILRI The World Agroforestry Center ICRAF and ABS TCM The vision of success for the East Africa Dairy Development project is that the lives of 179 000 families or approximately one million people are transformed by doubling household dairy income by the 10th year through integrated intervention in dairy production market access and knowledge application Key components of the EADD Project include i The development of 27 milk collection hubs including chilling plants for bulking and holding milk for pickup by processors in refrigerated milk trucks ii The formation of farmer business associations that will own and manage the plants and develop hubs of dairy business services iii The use of artificial insemination to improve local breeds of dairy cows to produce more milk per day per cow It will also focus on animal nutrition and health for better milk quality and iv Extensive training provided by Heifer International and its partners in dairy animal husbandry business practices and other subjects needed to for successful operation of a business to produce process and market dairy products EADD is not a part of the original project portfolio and thus did not receive funding or assistance for research and evaluation purposes however EADD participated in the inception workshop and has applied to receive assistance in with capacity building as part of Objective 2 of GAAP Resources Power Point presentation from final technical workshop January 2013 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

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/eadd/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Harvest Plus (Uganda) | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    deficiency among vulnerable populations women and children in rural Uganda by introducing betacarotene rich OFSP and related messages concerning agronomy nutrition and marketing OFSP vines were disseminated through already existing farmers groups which were composed largely or entirely of women This project and evaluation were intended to provide a proof of concept of a multi million dollar effort to support biofortification as a strategy to reduce micronutrient deficiency Key questions Harvest Plus will look at as part of GAAP Focus group discussion pilot as part of Harvest Plus GAAP fieldwork 1 How does the gender composition of adult household members affect the rate and sustainability of OFSP adoption 2 Did participation in the REU OFSP project increase holdings of durable assets Did the share of household assets controlled by women change as a result of the project 3 What is the role of gender in affecting OFSP crop diffusion to other households Are women more likely to share OFSP with other households than men Harvest Plus Instruments and Reports Qualitative Report of Findings Power Point from final technical workshop January 2013 Project Note Who Decides to Grow Orange Sweet Potatoes Bargaining Power and Adoption of Biofortified Crops in Uganda November

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/harvest-plus-uganda/ (2016-05-01)
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  • HKI (Burkina Faso) | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    in gardening irrigation and small livestock rearing to beneficiary women In addition the project establishes and trains a system of community level trainers who in turn train beneficiary women in improved nutrition practices using behavior change communications The project was started in 2010 and will run until 2012 Key questions HKI will address as part of GAAP How do women and men view ownership of assets Did the EHFP program increase women s ownership of assets Did the EHFP program also influence men s asset holdings or did the increase in women s assets contribute to a reduction in the overall asset gap Were women able to maintain control over the HFP activities and outputs as intended in the program design What were the barriers and or facilitators to maintaining or not maintaining this control Did the land agreements see paragraph below and or project activities influence community norms vis à vis women s land ownership or land rights and if so how What trade offs were women required to make in order to participate in the HFP program Does exposure to nutrition education diffused through village health committees increase uptake of new practices compared to exposure diffused by elder women presumed to be influential or vice versa Do differences in targeting these network structures lead to statistically different impacts on health knowledge and improved feeding practices What are the characteristics of social networks that increase or decrease diffusion of nutritional human capital within villages HKI Instruments and Reports EHFP Baseline household questionnaire including gender disaggregated asset module and women s status EHFP Baseline Report Power Point presentation at final technial workshop January 2013 Project Note An Integrated Agriculture Nutrition Program in Burkina Faso Can Change Gender Norms on Land and Asset Ownership November 2013 Discussion Paper Can Integrated Agriculture

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/hki-burkina-faso/ (2016-05-01)
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  • KickStart International (Tanzania & Kenya) | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    is to lift poor farmers out of poverty through increased yields and crop production achieved through manually operated low cost micro irrigation treadle pumps Indirect benefits of pumps may also include improve hygiene sanitation health and nutrition Information about the pumps is disseminated via radio TV printed media and public demonstrations Pumps are marketed through local businesses and NGOs The GAAP project is collaborating with KickStart to better understand the gender dynamics of who purchases and controls pumps as well as the intrahousehold effects of pump use on health and labor outcomes Key questions KickStart will look at as part of GAAP Kickstart treadle pump in action What constraints challenge acquisition and operation of KickStart pumps and how does this vary between men and women What are the patterns of intrahousehold control of treadle pumps and how has this impacted on the livelihoods and income of men and women GAAP core team members working with KickStart Amber Peterman Jemimah Njuki Elizabeth Waithanji Resources Power Point presentation at final technical workshop January 2013 Project Note Do Women Control What They Grow The Gendered Use of Kickstart s Pumps for Irrigation in Kenya and Tanzania November 2013 Get Free Updates RSS Feed

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/kickstart-international-tanzania-kenya/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Landesa (India) | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    Landesa India The micro land ownership program strives to reduce poverty through improved homestead development in Odisha and West Bengal The project works through local communities and government to assist with allocation or regularization of land and also provides assistance with housing and basic inputs seeds capacity building in homestead food production and promotes local development of roads water terrain leveling etc Key questions Landesa will look at as part of GAAP Landesa will assess the impact of including women s name on pattas land rights documents including daughter s names as co inheritors on pattas training and guidance on livelihood strategies that explicitly address women s needs and constraints community conversations designed to help the community gain a better understanding of the interconnected social norms that effectively devalue girls limit their ability to acquire assets including land The community conversations are designed to facilitate the generation of bottom up actions that will promote dowry free marriages delay of marriage and girls inheritance rights to land a supportive group mechanism by which boys and girls groups meet regularly and cover a curriculum especially designed to help them understand the relationship between the value of girls dowry early marriage domestic violence trafficking and land ownership and economic capabilities and prioritizing the allocation of micro plots to landless and homesteadless families who have daughters and no sons GAAP core team members working with Landesa Amber Peterman Ruth Meinzen Dick Resources Power Point presentation from final technical workshop January 2013 Project Note Can Microplots Contribute to Rural Households Food Security Evaluation of a Gender Sensitive Land Allocation Program in West Bengal India Discussion Paper Can Government Allocated Land Contribute to Food Security Intrahousehold Analysis of West Bengal s Microplot Allocation Program December 2013 Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/landesa-india/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Land O’ Lakes (Mozambique) | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    a sustainable dairy value chain The program provides inputs dairy cows trainings fodder crop and pasture management animal husbandry and assistance in establishment of producer cooperatives milk collection centers and marketing campaigns Key questions LOL will look at as part of GAAP In an asset distribution program where the asset dairy cow is registered in the name of the head of household what direct and indirect benefits and constraints do women experience Does the registration of the asset to the head of household play a role in women s experiences What are the forms of asset ownership What does it mean to own an asset Dairy cows were distributed to 193 households For accountability purposes the cow was registered in the name of the head of household 87 percent male 13 percent female In cases where the cow is registered in the name of a male head of household what decision making roles do women play in the care and use of the cow In which matters do women have a decision making role e g cattle management land milk Who manages milk income How is income earned from the asset actually allocated To what extent is it used to purchase additional assets In cases where women control asset income e g milk income and income is used to purchase additional assets who owns the newly purchased asset s How does the earning potential of the asset change the way in which the earned income is managed e g if the asset is an improved breed dairy cow earning higher income is income management different Have changes in commodity marketing e g milk options altered how asset income is controlled Resources Power Point presentation for final technical workshop January 2013 Project Note The Importance of Gender in a Gender Blind

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/land-o-lakes-mozambique/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Tools used by GAAP | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    East Africa Harvest Plus Uganda HKI Burkina Faso KickStart International Tanzania Kenya Landesa India Land O Lakes Mozambique Questionnaires Land O Lakes tools Landesa tools Kickstart tools HKI tools Harvest Plus tools EADD tools CSISA tools CARE tools BRAC tools Findings Core Team Principal Investigators Bios Other Core Members Bios External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios Tools used by GAAP All the tools used by the projects can be found at the links below These include both qualitative and quantitative tools More information on how the tools were used and their pros and cons can be found in the interview portion of the Case Studies BRAC tools CARE tools CSISA tools Harvest Plus tools HKI tools Kickstart tools Landesa tools Land O Lakes tools 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 which strategies have been successful in reducing gender gaps in asset access control and ownership 3 Improve partner organization s abilities to measure and analyze qualitative and quantitative gender and assets data in their Monitoring

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/tools-used-by-gaap/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Land O’Lakes tools | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    Other Core Members Bios External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios Land O Lakes tools Quantitative Tools Land O Lakes Household Questionnaire Qualitative Tools FGD Checklist for Men Only Groups FGD Checklist for Women Only Groups FGD Checklist for Mixed Groups 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

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/tools-used-by-gaap/land-olakes-tools/ (2016-05-01)
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