Gender Mainstreaming, Women and Youth Empowerment

The LFSP seeks to transform gender relations in rural farming households using the Gender Action Learning Systems (GALS), a participatory community-led empowerment methodology addressing gender issues that impact on household productivity. Under the gender mainstreaming and youth empowerment LFSP aims to :

  • create spaces for communities to dialogue and collectively act on negative social norms.
  • enhance the participation of youth in profitable agribusiness models along the value chains through;
  • Promote gender sensitive technological innovations that support increased agricultural productivity.
  • promote youth entrepreneurship and linking them to financial service providers.