In 2006, the Danish government launched a five-step plan to promote women’s empowerment and gender equality in Africa. A special allocation was earmarked for regional support initiatives to enhance African ownership and promote cooperation across boundaries.
Ensuring that gender issues are taken into consideration in value chain-related interventions is vital for facilitating the development of inclusive value chains that benefit both women and men.
This Evaluation Study synthesizes knowledge about how and when specific projects and/or policy interventions work to increase gender equality and to foster economic development through increased empowerment of women.
This report presents the findings of an evaluation of four agricultural training projects for women in four Indian states: WYTEP in Karnataka, TANWA in Tamil Nadu, TEWA in Orissa, and MAPWA in Madhya Pradesh. During a period of two decades Danida has supported the projects with a total of DKK 279 million. ISBN (report): 87-7667-016-3