Gender Transversality in MCA-Honduras Projects

 
     
 

 

Tegucigalpa, May of 2008.- In the presence of representatives of the implementing units of the Agricultural Public Goods Grant Fund, and with the attendance of MCA-Honduras team presided by its General Director; Mr. John Wingle, MCC Country Director in Honduras, and specialists from the National Women Institute of Honduras, a recent workshop on “Gender Transversality” took place with the objective of strengthening local capacities on this specific issue in all MCA-Honduras projects and activities .

 

Members of the Water Harvests technical team participating with female staff of CHF International during Mother Day´s celebration.

         
 

Tegucigalpa, May of 2008.- In the presence of representatives of the implementing units of the Agricultural Public Goods Grant Fund, and with the attendance of MCA-Honduras team presided by its General Director; Mr. John Wingle, MCC Country Director in Honduras, and specialists from the National Women Institute of Honduras, a recent workshop on “Gender Transversality” took place with the objective of strengthening local capacities on this specific issue in all MCA-Honduras projects and activities

During the event it was possible to share important concepts and considerations to guarantee equal benefits for women and men producers in all projects included in the Agricultural Public Goods Grant Facility. 

During the workshop it was possible to obtain encouraging feedback regarding application of gender transversality in all MCA-Honduras projects.

Mario Noboa, Manager of the “Water Harvests” Project expressed: “CHF International promotes women empowerment and their full participation in equitable conditions in all levels of society levels and in all decision making processes”.  On his side, William Mayorga, a project officer added:  “In our project we grant equal or equivalent  treatment  for both men and women, in terms of rights, benefits, duties and opportunities”.

 
     

 


 


2009. Millenium Challenge Account. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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