GREAT equips researchers to create more inclusive and effective agricultural systems by addressing the priorities of both women and men in sub-Saharan Africa. GREAT delivers courses to agricultural researchers from sub-Saharan Africa in the theory and practice of gender-responsive research, seeking to increase opportunities for equitable participation and the sharing of benefits from agricultural research and improve the outcomes for smallholder women farmers, entrepreneurs, and farmer organizations. By building and engaging communities of researchers equipped with the skills, knowledge, and support systems to develop and implement gender-responsive projects, GREAT will advance gender-responsiveness as the norm and standard for agricultural research. GREAT is a 5-year collaboration between Cornell University in Ithaca, New York and Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, that started in 2016. Funding support is from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The course book has been published and is available under publications on our website.
GREAT trainings scheduled for 13-17 January, 2020 in Makerere University, Kampala.