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Integrating Gender into Extension Services - Facilitator’s Guide

Authors: 
Kathleen Earl Colverson
Organizational Authors: 
USAID,
MEAS,
University of Florida
Year Published: 
2012

This is a facilitator’s guide to incorporating gender awareness and analysis into extension training and programming.  These materials are designed to provide:

  • A brief overview of the importance of gender issues in agriculture
  • Extension’s shortcomings in addressing gender issues
  • The need for gender analysis in extension programs
  • Tools and techniques that can be used to collect gender disaggregated data
  • Participatory communication strategies that address gender issues in extension programs
  • Examples of using a gendered approach in agriculture value chains

There are multiple parts to this module that are intended to be used together within a workshop setting.