Protecting Livestock. Improving Human Lives

Livestock and Gender; Achieving Poverty Alleviation and Food Security Through Livestock Policies that Benefit Women

Author: Jemimah Njuki, Beth Miller

Year: 2012

About this Publication:

This abstract is based on a full-length paper written by Jemimah Njuki and Beth Miller in 2012. This paper first reviews gender issues at the intersection of livestock production, human health and nutrition, development of private sector businesses and policy. It goes on to make a series of recommendations for the integration of gender equality goals throughout the livestock value chain.

Grant: PLSHL1

Subject Areas: Gender, Policy and Advocacy


Access to Inputs, Access to Services, Access to Technologies, Disaggregated Data, Economic Empowerment, Gender Analysis, Gender Division of Labour, Gender Equality, Gender Learning Network, Gender and Livestock, Gender and livestock Data, Gender in Livestock, Livestock, Livestock and Income, Livestock and Nutrition, Livestock as Assets, Market Participation, Status and Self-Esteem, Sustainable Livelihoods Framework, Womans Role in Livestock Production


Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Comoros, Cote D'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, United Republic Of, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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