Objective of the project is:

  • To conduct a Gender Sensitive Value Chain Analysis on MAPs in Fayoum and provide entry points for intervention to empower the actors of the value chain including women and men farmers, youth, communities and Producers’ Organizations.
  • To determine the capacity development needs for the Producers’ Organizations and actors of the VC in Egypt and map out relevant capacity development documentation that addresses existing gaps.

To determine the capacity needs for women empowerment to improve their value chain participation: (agricultural trainings; lead positions in trainings, extension agencies and self-help groups; make agreements and sign production contracts with other chain actors; or access to credit)

Project Description

Result # 1: Mapping of the Value Chain of MAPs.

  • Comprehensive Desk Review and Producers’ Organizations and selected products Case study are conducted
  • Development of Research tools
  • Conduct Qualitative Interviews
  • PESTLE / SWOT is conducted
  • Value Chain Map (with identified actors and linkages) is developed with Key Issues and Constraints

Result # 2: Gender Analysis and Assessment of Producers Organizations and all actors of the VC are conducted

  • Literature Review
  • Development of Research tools
  • Conduct Qualitative Interviews:
    • In-depth Interviews
    • Focus Group Discussions
  • Data Analysis
  • Development of a Capacity Building Plan

Result # 3: Integration of Outcomes and Report Preparation

 Project Outputs are as follows:

  1. Mapping of the VC of MAPs
  2. Gender Analysis and Assessment of the Producers’ Organizations and all actors of the value chain and Recommendations on the Way Forward
  3. Integration of Outcomes in a “Final Report”