Gender in developing the agriculture and livestock sectors
Increasing Women’s Opportunities along Value Chains of Farm Products
The Afghanistan Gender Mainstreaming Implementation Note Series disseminates the findings of sector work in progress and best practices to staff of the Government of Afghanistan, its implementing partners and agencies, and other practitioners, all of whom are responsible for developing and implementing government programs. The objective of this particular Note is to explore means of enhancing Afghan women‘s involvement in farm product value chains so that they experience increases in both financial returns and control over production decisions. The Note discusses some of the barriers to a more rewarding role for women in agriculture and livestock production and concludes with recommendations to overcome these barriers.