For example

NOTE 4: Integrating Gender into Rural Advisory Services

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Rural women’s roles and contributions to agriculture remain undervalued and neglected by the sector’s policy- making and implementation processes. Women typically are involved in many aspects of the agricultural value chain, often contributing anywhere from 25 to 75% of the productive labour. However, they generally have less access to rural advisory services (RAS) than men. They also have less access to agricultural inputs, such as fertilisers, technologies, and veterinary services, which reduces their overall productivity. This is particularly a problem in countries in Africa, where women’s agricultural involvement varies from about 30% in the Gambia to 60–80% in Cameroon. 

Overview of Extension Philosophies and Methods (#0)

Governance, Structure

Agricultural Innovation Systems (#13)

Innovative Financing Mechanisms for Demand Driven Agricultural Advisory Services (#21)

The Role of Producer Organisations in RAS (#12)

Capacity and Management

Management Advice for Family Farms to Strengthen Entrepreneurial Skills (#8)

Advisory Methods

Community Knowledge Workers for Rural Advisory Services (#14)

Edutainment TV for disseminating information about agriculture (#22)

Enabling Rural Innovation (#5)

Extension campaigns (#24)

Farmer Field Schools (#2)

Farmer Study Circles (#20)

Farmer-to-farmer Extension (#7)

Innovation Platfroms (#1)

Navigating ICTs for Extension and Advisory Services (#11)

mExtension - Mobile Phones for Agricultural Advisory Services (#17)

Mobile Based Bundled Services (#3)

Plant health clinics (#23)

Rural Resource Centres: A Community Approach to Agricultural Extension (#10)

Service Provision by Agri-Cooperatives Engaged in High Value Markets (#19)

Social Media for Rural Advisory Services (#15)

Using Radio in Agricultural Extension (#18)

Videos for Agricultural Extension (#6)

Web Portals for Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services (#16)

Cross-Cutting

Integration Gender into RAS (#4)

Integrating Nutrition into RAS (#9)

 Involving Men in Nutrition (#26)

Promoting Nutrition-sensitive Extension Advisory Services (#25)

 

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# Dr.Dan Kisauzi 2015-10-16 06:14
Sorry, in my earlier question relating to governance, I meant governance in knowledge networks not social networks
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