Gender and Development: Addressing gender issues in project cycle, design and implementation - 1 day training course with Clare Bishop

Event Description

Gender and Development: Addressing gender issues in project cycle, design and implementation - 1 day training course with Clare Bishop


Cost (includes sandwich lunch & refreshments):

SWIDN Members: £75-£125 + booking fee (price depends on membership category)
Non-Members: £150 + booking fee
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About the course
This one-day training would be useful for both experienced practitioners and people/organisations who are new to this area or would like to start incorporating gender issues more into their work. Whilst the focus will be on agricultural and rural development, the insights and skills will be transferable to other technical areas.

Course content
- An overview of gender issues in agricultural and rural development
- Addressing gender issues in the project cycle
- Use of gender markers to assess project design and implementation
- Gender sensitive indicators and log frame
- Gender transformative approaches and household methodologies

Trainer profile
Clare has thirty five years’ experience of working in agriculture and rural development with particular attention to gender issues, rural livelihoods and food security, and beneficiary profiling and poverty targeting, mainly in east and southern Africa.

Clare has recently been working as an independent consultant with various international agencies including European Commission and the Rome-based agencies (FAO and IFAD): participating in or leading missions as gender and poverty targeting specialist; technical author; and trainer in gender mainstreaming in project management. She was previously employed as: lead technical specialist on gender and social inclusion with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD); senior officer on HIV/AIDS and food security with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); senior lecturer in the Department of Women and Gender Studies at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda; lecturer at Cranfield University; and professional development trainer with the Universities of Birmingham and Wales, and RIPA International, London.


Small Charities Subsidy
We have a limited number of fixed amount subsidies available to help small international development charities (less than £100k annual income) attend our training courses. If your organisation or the individual attending the training are based in the South West either 80+ miles away or 90+ minutes travel time away from Bristol and are interested in applying please email info@swidn.org.uk with 'Training subsidy' in the subject line.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to email info@swidn.org.uk

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