The overall goal of this project is to foster the inclusion of youth and gender concerns in development research and projects on agricultural value chains in Vietnam.
The specific objectives of this project are:
- to better understand the constraints, opportunities and challenges preventing equal participation and benefits for women and youth in rice and vegetables value chains;
- to identify best practices, tools and approaches to improve the gender-sensitiveness and youth inclusion of agricultural value chains; to build Faculty of Political and Social Sciences in VNUA and Rikolto’s staff’s capacity on research and teaching/training on youth and gender mainstreaming in agricultural value chain projects and research ;
- to promote cooperation on research and capacity building between Belgian and Vietnamese NGOs and academic institutions.