Promoting Women’s Empowerment in Post-Production Activities

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Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment: Beyond-Production in Market Systems Programs

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Summary

This brief examines how and why practitioners are achieving women’s economic empowerment (WEE) outcomes through interventions that seek to promote and empower women in agricultural roles beyond-production. More specifically, this brief presents a survey of promising strategies and recommendations for further investigation.

The brief is supported by The Leveraging Economic Opportunities (LEO) project, which seeks to enhance USAID programs, projects, and activities focused on creating inclusive market systems. The topic for the brief emerged from discussions with practitioners through the SEEP Network’s Women’s Economic Empowerment Working Group (WEEWG). Its audience is inclusive market systems development programs and practitioners.