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Training women extension workers in East and Southern Africa

Training women extension workers in East and Southern Africa

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Published by Pan African Institute for Development in [Douala] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith contributions from the staff of Pan African Institute for Development, East and Southern Africa.
SeriesLes Cahiers de l"IPD =, PAID reports ;, no 12, Collection femme et développement =, Women and development series,, no 12, Cahiers de l"IPD ;, no 12.
ContributionsPan African Institute for Development. East and Southern Africa.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/11332 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p. :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1804564M
LC Control Number89210609

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Contacts with women can also be limited as a result of assumptions about rural women which male extension workers sometimes make and which can stop extension workers from trying to contact women.

A study in Tanzania, found that extension workers assumed that all adult women are married and that their husbands would pass on advice to them. Women and Resources in Eastern and Southern Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe. 94 likes. WARESA seeks to empower marginalized groups, particularly women, in influencing the Followers: The countries in Eastern and Southern Africa with high growth rates have the highest income inequality in the world.

Agriculture is the largest sector in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESAR), employing 65 % of Africa’s labour force, accounting for 32 % of GDP, and in some countries providing up to 80 % of foreign exchange earnings (World Bank).

Agricultural extension for women farmers in Africa (English) Abstract. Women are responsible for at least 70 percent of food staple production in Africa. They are also important in other agricultural activities, including food processing and marketing, cash cropping and animal husbandry.

Women's involvement is Cited by: East African Seed tops the Access to Seeds Index for Eastern and Southern Africa. The company has a growing distribution network in the region. It stands out for its research activities that include local crops, seed production activities involving smallholders and a broad network of extension officers in multiple countries.

However, in sub- Saharan Africa, on average only 15% of landholders are women and they receive less than 10% of available credit and 7% of extension services. These figures could be higher for South Africa because women can legally own and inherit : Sindira Chetty. Agricultural extension in East Africa / Lisa A.

Schwartz and Jacob Kampen. -(World Bank technical paper, ISSN ; no. ) Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 1. Agricultural extension work-Africa Eastern. l Kampen, Jacob. Title. Ill. Series. SAS39 ''5-dc20 91 CII. EQUINET, the Regional Network on Equity in Health in East and Southern Africa, is a network of professionals, civil society members, policy makers, state officials and others within the region who have come together as an equity catalyst, to promote and realise shared values of.

reach more women farmers were implemented, such as the creation of a “women’s development package”, gender inequality seems to persists (Mogues et al. ) and there is limited understanding on how this seeming gender disparity in extension services contribute to limited technology adoption and productivity by: Figure 2 shows that agriculture is, relative to manufacturing and services, the most important source of employment for women by a wide margin in South Asia and in sub-Saharan Africa.

It is also the most important sector for women in East Asia and South-East Asia but nearly equally so with Size: KB. Covid has exposed South Africa's inequalities in wealth, healthcare, housing, water and sanitation, but surely the most perverse is the fact that women farm workers, the producers of our food.

Author: Bookie M Kethusegile; Alice Kwaramba; B Lopi; Southern African Research and Documentation Centre. Women in Development Southern Africa Awareness. Publisher: Harare, Zimbabwe: Southern African Research and Documentation Centre, Women in Development Southern Africa Awareness Programme, World Bank Group Mission Billion Challenge WURI West Africa Prize ($, in cash prizes) African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards for Women Entrepreneurs in Africa; Women’s World Banking Making Finance Work for Women.

In Africa there is an estimated 1 extension worker per 4, farmers, compared with 1 per hundred farmers in developed countries. [8] This ratio falls far below the Food and Agriculture Organization recommendation of 1 officer for every proportion of agriculture budgets allocated to extension services varies from country to country, for example, from 5% in Zambia to 50% in.

Anley Fly Breeze 3x5 Foot South Africa Flag - Vivid Color and UV Fade Resistant - Canvas Header and Double Stitched - South African National Flags Polyester. Hivos’ Women @ Work Campaign has extended its activities to Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe. On 2 March, together with other civil society organisations from both Southern and Eastern Africa, Hivos launched the campaign, which aims to improve the labour rights of women working in horticulture value chains.

Working conditions in the sector The horticulture sector [ ]. The African continent has demonstrated commitment to promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women. Almost all countries have ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women; more than half have ratified the African Union’s Protocol on the Rights of Women in milestones include the African Union’s declaration of – as.

Gender biases in extension service design can sideline women. This paper examines the limited research to date on the interactions between CA interventions and gender in East and Southern Africa, and, based on the gaps observed, sets out a research agenda. The South African Society for Agricultural Extension (SASAE) and tertiary training institutions in the agricultural as well as the agricultural extension disciplines were founded during these years.

The post-apartheid era (since ) has raised questions concerning effective Cited by: 4. Overall status of women in Africa. African women have always been active in agriculture, trade, and other economic pursuits, but a majority of them are in the informal labour force. Inwomen's shares in African labour forces ranged from 17 per cent, in Mali, to 49 per cent in Mozambique and Tanzania (World Bank, ).

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. In Eastern and Southern Africa, poverty and work demands in the home often prevent girls from attending school, a trend which is further compounded by child marriage. In Angola, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Mozambique, girls enroll in primary school at a lower rate than boys, and enrollment rates drop even lower at secondary and tertiary levels.Contrary to global trends where the number of stunted children has been declining over the last 25 years, in Eastern and Southern Africa the number of stunted children has risen from million to million in the same period, due to slow rates of stunting reduction and a quickly expanding child population.