Research and extension: A gender perspective
Research and Extension services can help improve food availability, provide employment, and reduce environmental degradation. This site highlights the important role women play with food crops. To increase women's participation in research and extension services, the site recommends: 1- A mandate to target rural women. 2- Move toward demand-led research and extension systems. 3- Broaden the range of research and extension strategies and activities. 4- Collect gender-disaggregated data. 5- Develop training materials appropriate for women.