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To many people gender equality is just a fashionable buzz words in development cooperation. To GFA, it is a concept for targeted activities to achieve development objectives, which is taken systematically into account throughout the project cycle. Practice-oriented articles in this newsletter highlight GFA’s focus on areas where with the gender gap is wide and the impact on development is high, e.g. health services, water management or food security.
Integrated development partnership with fertilizer company in Mozambique
Fertilizer use by small-scale farmers in Mozambique is one of the lowest in Sub-Saharan Africa, which results in a low agricultural productivity rate. GIZ started using a new tool, Integrated Development Partnerships, to complement public development goals and private business objectives. To this effect, GFA has been assisting a Mozambican fertilizer company in promoting effective fertilizer use by small-scale farmers for half a year in 2014.