22b5a94be2The purpose of the working group is to create an effective global voice for commitment to increased gender equality and women's empowerment through increased access to and participation in Rural Advisory Services. This will be pursued by supporting the GFRAS mission and functions of advocacy with regard to gender equality in rural advisory services.

icon pdf Concept note of the working group (pdf 190KB)

icon pdf Gender Equality in Rural Advisory Services, a GFRAS brief (pdf 284KB)

Activities and outputs

  • Create a knowledge sharing platform
  • Development of conceptual paper on gender equality in RAS
  • Development of conceptual paper on gender equality in RAS
  • Assisting regional networks in mainstreaming gender in their work
  • Develop the ideas of a parallel initiative to AWARD for women extensionists
  • Identifying research needs related to gender in RAS
  • Facilitate regional networks’ contribution to the next GCWA (2015)

Find more details in the concept note.