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The Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
Phase 2: GAAP2 for Pro-WEAI
Inception workshop
Agnes Quisumbing, IFPRI
Present...
Good things happen in Nairobi!
2002
A warm welcome and thanks to all
 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, and A4NH
 AWARD (African Women in Agricultural...
Workshop Objectives
 Develop a shared understanding of the overall initiative, its objectives, and
modalities
 Learn abo...
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Introduction and objectives of GAAP2 - GAAP2 Inception Workshop

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An inception workshop for the Gender, Agriculture & Assets Project Phase 2 (GAAP2) titled Developing Project-Level Indicators to Measure Women’s Empowerment was held in January 2016.

In this presentation, Agnes Quisumbing, co-PI of GAAP2, welcomes participants to the inception workshop and introduces GAAP2 and the objectives of the workshop.

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Introduction and objectives of GAAP2 - GAAP2 Inception Workshop

  1. 1. The Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project Phase 2: GAAP2 for Pro-WEAI Inception workshop Agnes Quisumbing, IFPRI Presentation at the GAAP2 Inception Workshop, ICRAF, Nairobi, January 27-29, 2016
  2. 2. Good things happen in Nairobi! 2002
  3. 3. A warm welcome and thanks to all  Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, and A4NH  AWARD (African Women in Agricultural Research and Development)  Project representatives  AWARD participants, CGIAR, and A4NH participants  External Advisory Committee members present (AlINE, FAO, IDRC, World Bank, BMGF)  Partner institutions (Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), BRAC University, Radical Inclusion)  GAAP2 team members (IFPRI, Yale University, OPHI, Cultural Practice)  Co-PIs Nancy Johnson and Ruth Meinzen-Dick
  4. 4. Workshop Objectives  Develop a shared understanding of the overall initiative, its objectives, and modalities  Learn about measures of women’s empowerment, particularly the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) and their uses in development programming.  Develop components of a project-level WEAI (pro-WEAI) that can be used for assessing the impact of different types of agricultural development projects on women’s empowerment  Lay the foundation for a GAAP2 Community of Practice (CoP) and develop outreach strategies for engaging with projects that are not directly included in the GAAP2 portfolio (the pro-WEAI CoP)  Present GAAP2 timeline and discuss how individual pro-WEAI pilots fit into that timeline and how these can be used to identify strategies that work to empower women

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