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Entries in agriculture programming principles (8)

Monday
Jan282013

La question du genre dans les groupements paysans mixtes : Une étude de cas à Madagascar

La question du genre dans les groupements paysans mixtes : Une étude de cas à Madagascar   

Cette étude de cas offre un aperçu important sur les rôles des hommes et des femmes et la dynamique des sexes au sein de 14 groupes d'agriculteurs à Madagascar. Les conclusions et recommandations permettront au CRS et ses partenaires d'améliorer la façon dont ils prennent en compte l'équité entre les sexes lors de la conception des programmes agricoles et de sécurité alimentaire.

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Tuesday
Nov062012

Considering Gender in Farmers' Groups: A Case Study From Madagascar

Considering Gender in Farmers Groups: A Case Study From Madagascar   

This case study offers rich insights about gender roles and gender dynamics within 14 farmers' groups in Madagascar. The findings and recommendations will help improve how Catholic Relief Services and its partners address gender equity when designing agriculture and food security programs.

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Friday
Jan142011

Multiple Skills for Farmer Groups

Providing farmer groups with the skill sets they need – rather than just one – is different from the usual development approaches, and vital for empowering farmers to stimulate development for themselves at the local level. This poster looks at how combining skills sets can help farmers engage with markets and pull themselves out of poverty. This poster was presented at CRS’ Holistic Innovations in Agriculture Programming Symposium, held in Washington D.C. on April 20, 2009.

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Friday
Jan142011

Working Together, Learning Together

Documents CRS’ experience with an agroenterprise “learning alliance”—a participatory approach to learning that aims to accelerate institutional change and deepen the level of impact.

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Friday
Jan142011

Agriculture and Environment Strategy, 2009–2014

Developed in response to major changes the agricultural sector, this document states the principles that will guide CRS' support to poor, rural, agricultural communities over the next five years and sets new goals for the agency's work in urban and peri-urban areas.

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Friday
Jan142011

A Market Facilitator’s Guide to Participatory Agroenterprise Development

A product of the experiences and lessons learned while implementing agroenterprise projects in eastern and southern Africa. A Market Facilitator’s Guide is based on a resource-to-consumption framework, which is the central theme of the “enabling rural innovation” (ERI) approach for rural development. This approach seeks to empower farmer groups with the necessary skills to make informed decisions for their economic development, based on an analysis of their surroundings, assets and skills. The methodology also aims for outcomes that are equitable, gender focused and participatory. Reprint of a document previously published by CIAT.

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Tuesday
Nov092010

Livelihoods in Malawi 

A rapid livelihoods assessment using the Integral Human Development conceptual framework

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Tuesday
Jan262010

A Holistic Livelihoods-based Approach to Program Design 

CRS uses the Integral Human Development conceptual framework to help design programs in the field. The framework and how it works is presented in this poster.

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