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Organic Solutions and Gender Mainstreaming: Report on Training of Trainers and Findings in two Districts in Eastern Uganda

In this report method and content of the training are presented, and the findings on gender inequalities between men and women in Kween and Kapchorwa District


The project partner AT Uganda is implementing a by WECF coordinated project entitled: Empower Women - Benefit for all (EWA), funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs The Netherlands. In Uganda the duration of the EWA Programme is from 06/2012 12/2015.

In Uganda the major objective of this project is to improve local livelihoods of women and men through more environmentally friendly agricultural production, carried out in a profitable and business-like manner that empowers and respects the contribution of women, men and youth in the family. In implementation of this project AT Uganda works with local organizations to promote the adoption of environmentally friendly agricultural production in a gender inclusive manner. In Uganda the target districts are Kween and Kapchorwa.

In springtime 2013, a 4-days training on organic agricultural solutions and gender mainstreaming was organised for 22 NGOs, community based organisations and community facilitators from the two target districts.

In this report the method and content of the training and findings of the discussions are presented. The training was organised by AT Uganda, and carried out in cooperation with the National Organic Agricultural Movement of Uganda (NOGAMU).