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IFOAM Training Module on Gender in Organic Agriculture
This training module on Gender in Organic Agriculture was developed to contribute to gender equity in Organic Agriculture. In general men and women do not have equal opportunities and there is no equal distribution of benefits between men and women yet. This training manual is a tool for trainers and extension workers. It will help to sensitize and raise awareness on gender issues in organic agriculture. It also gives advice on howto achieve high participation of women in training courses. This will increase access to knowledge on organic agriculture for rural women, as well as it integrates their particular expertise on agriculture and food production.