Gender Analysis and Integration in Agriculture (monthly)

April 2021 acacia plantation near the village of Moussa, Yangambi - DRC. Axel Fassio/CIFOR

Get equipped with knowledge about frameworks and methods to integrate gender components into agricultural projects and programs. Gain gender analysis skills through effective and systematic analysis of contexts and learn how to plan development approaches from a gender equality perspective.

This course is in English

What will you learn?

  • Understand gender mainstreaming concepts, sex-disaggregated agriculture data and indicators
  • Plan and conduct gender surveys on agriculture
  • Record and analyze sex-disaggregated raw data
  • Be capable of integrating a gender component and and conducting gender analysis in agriculture projects, programs, and policies
  • Be able to use evidence in the policy-making process
  • Appreciate the interlinkages between SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 1 and 2 (ending poverty and ending hunger, respectively) and other related SDGs
  • Explore the intrinsic relationship between gender and development
  • Be able to integrate gender into contextual analysis, and to use gender analysis frameworks effectively
  • Be better equipped to integrate gender into strategic and operational planning
  • Have acquired methods of creating gender awareness within development practice

What resources do you need to do it?

This course is offered in-person in Nairobi Kenya and online. In-person attendees are responsible for their own visa application, travel expenses, airport transfers, dinners, accommodation, insurance, and other personal expenses. Online attendees will need a computer with internet access and the ability to download NVivo.

More about this training

This training has five modules:

Module 1: Mainstreaming gender in the agricultural sector
Module 2: Mainstreaming gender in agriculture to achieve the 2030 SDG Agenda
Module 3: Sex-disaggregated agricultural data - why are they crucial?
Module 4: Steps in carrying out gender analysis
Module 5: Analyzing qualitative gender data using NVivo

  • This training is designed for gender advisors in NGOs or UN agencies, as well as development practitioners with an interest in gender mainstreaming
  • Cost: USD $1,000 in-person; $600 online
  • Duration: This course lasts 5 days and is available on a monthly basis
  • Location: Training is available onsite at the Upskill Development Institute in Nairobi, Kenya or online
  • Format: This course is taught through a mix of theory, practical activities, group discussion, and and case studies
  • Materials: Course manuals and additional training materials will be provided upon course completion
  • Certification: A certificate of course completion will be issued

Who can I contact for more information?

Please contact Upskill directly at training[at]

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