Course Title: Gender-Sensitive Value Chains
Course Dates: February 12 to March 9, 2018
Registration is CLOSED 
Registration Deadline: Jan. 26, 2018

Content and Structure

The course is composed of four modules, each of which comprise of three to six lessons and an assessment.

MODULE 1: Gender-Sensitive Value Chain Development: Basic concepts

  • Lesson 1.1: Why gender matters in value chain development?
  • Lesson 1.2: Gender basic concepts
  • Lesson 1.3: FAO framework on Gender-Sensitive Value Chain Development
  • Assessment question module 1

MODULE 2: Gender-Sensitive Value Chain Analysis

  • Lesson 2.1: Preliminary evaluation of the project sustainability
  • Lesson 2.2: Gender-sensitive VC Mapping
  • Lesson 2.3: Identification and analysis of gender-based constraints
  • Assessment question module 2

MODULE 3: Strategies to address gender-based constraints

  • Lesson 3.1: Addressing gender-based constraints at multiple levels
  • Lesson 3.2: Work burden and time poverty
  • Lesson 3.3: Unequal decision-making power, participation and leadership
  • Lesson 3.4: Access to information, knowledge and training
  • Lesson 3.5: Access to finance
  • Lesson 3.6: The enabling environment
  • Assessment question module 3

MODULE 4: From conceptualization to intervention

  • Lesson 4.1: Final selection of the VC and prioritization of identified strategies/actions
  • Lesson 4.2: Risk-containment strategies
  • Lesson 4.3: Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Assessment question module 4