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Mainstreaming Gender in the Irrigation Development Support Programme: Case Study Zambia

Mainstreaming Gender in the Irrigation Development Support Programme: Case Study Zambia
  • World Bank. February 2014
  • This case study describes the integration of women producers into agricultural investment programs in Zambia as well as how women's right to land influences women as it relates to the Irrigation Development Support Programme (IDSP) in Zambia. The study discusses the projects aim to develop irrigated agricultural land managed by smallholders, including emergent farmers and making sufficient water available to support large-scale commercial operations. It is comprised of two interlinked studies, the first in the internal paper "Integrating Women Producers and Their Organizations into Agricultural Investment Programmes in Zambia (and Mali)" and a follow-up study entitled "Women's Land Ownership and Compensation Study in Zambia."
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Awareness raising, Behaviour change, Capacity building, Community participation, Equity, Financing, Gender, Human rights, Investments, Irrigation, Land management, Monitoring, Participation, Water allocation, Water management, Water scarcity
  • Main target audience: Academia, Decision makers, Governments, International organizations, Land-use planners, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Awareness raising, Capacity-building, Guidance, Impact evaluation, Stimulate debate
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Case studies, Guidance note, Impact study
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