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Gender Mainstreaming

APMAS Project Activities

APMAS Project Activities List From July 2010 to December 2013 is avaialble here : APMAS Activities List

Gender Audit Assessment of RUPES II Completed

APMAS-GSM conducted Rapid Gender Assessment (RGA) for the Rewards for, Use of and Shared Investment in Pro‐poor Environmental Services Programme (RUPES II), Indonesia, during 2012. 
RUPES II is an ICRAF’s programme and is funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The Rewards for Environmental Services (RES) scheme of RUPES II, expects that benefits will flow directly to women and children.

Gender Strategy and Action Plan for Bac Kan Project, Vietnam

Recognizing the need of gender awareness in IFAD projects and committed to promote IFAD’s new gender policy, APMAS-GSM had proposed a novel approach to build the in-house capacity of project staffs on gender mainstreaming. In this approach APMAS-GSM proposed to provide hands-on support to the projects to strengthen the gender related components of IFAD projects.  Read more »

Gender Case studies from Vietnam

These case studies were collected during Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Result and Impact Management System (RIMS) exercise of Improving Market Participation of the Poor (IMPP) Project in Ha Tinh and Tra Vinh Provinces. The service provider DEPOCEN helped in collecting these case studies. These cases show how the project has impacted gender relations, women's economic status, women's self confidence, etc.

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Gender Focal Point, Model Farmer Award, Women Groups and other Initiatives in Cambodia

Cambodia has taken a lot of initiatives for Gender Mainstreaming in year 2010. Ministry of Women's Affairs, Cambodia published lessons learned and emerging best practices on gender sensitivity in agriculture in year 2010. The publication titled 'Reaching Poor Rural Women: Gender Mainstreaming in Agriculture' features initiatives of Ministry of Women's Affairs (MOWA) and Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) for gender mainstreaming. Here are some highlights from the publication: (please see attached publication for complete stories)  Read more »

Gender Equitable Development Projects

Understanding of gender issues is crucial to involvement of men and women’s in the projects as well as benefits to men and women from the projects. A Gender sensitive project involves both women and men at every level. A gender sensitive project makes sure that no particular community e.g. women or men are left out to get benefits from the project.   Read more »