Gender in Development projects
Agriculture Development Through Value Chain Enhancement (ADVANCE)
This is an empowerment programme designed to aggregate and coordinate Government efforts towards women, men and youths empowerment. The Ministries currently implementing the initiative are:
• Ministry of Gender;
• Ministry of Agriculture;
• Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock;
• Ministry of Youths, Sports and Child Development;
• Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industries; and
• Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs.
The empowerment activities will focus on value addition in the agriculture sectors using the community/chiefdoms as the basis for empowerment through cooperatives or enterprises hence the name ADVANCE. The project will use funds under the respective GRZ line Ministry budgets for empowerment activities. Ministry of Finance will support the project with funds under Head 21 upon submission of a viable project document.