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Gender in Value Chains

Practical Tool Kit to integrate a gender perspective to agricultural value chain development

Extension services could play an important role in making sure that women too benefit from value chain development. Small producers, especially women, are often excluded from higher value domestic and export markets. To ensure that rural women and their communities benefit fully from value chain employment opportunities, a combination of measures should be considered. This tool kit from Agri-ProFocus Learning Network intends to motivate and help practitioners in integrating a gender perspective in agricultural value chain development, by providing practical tools for all stages in the value chain intervention.

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