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Expert Panel: Integrating Gender into Global Livestock System Development

On July 22, 2022, a panel discussion was held online featuring experts working at the nexus of gender integration and livestock. The panelists highlighted key, practical, and readily available resources that development practitioners can use to effectively integrate gender in livestock program design and implementation. Panelists discussed ongoing research in the field of livestock and gender, including their views on persistent knowledge gaps, developing trends, and other issues on the horizon in the sector.


Farzana Razman headshot

Farzana Ramzan (moderator), Senior Gender Advisor, Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, USAID

Beth Miller

Beth Miller, President, Miller Consulting; and Co-facilitator of the Gender & Livestock CoP of Livestock Data for Decisions (LD4D)

Kathy Colverson

Kathy Colverson, Lead, Gender & Youth for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems; Associate Research Scientist, Animal Sciences, University of Florida

Immaculate Omondi, Gender Research Economist, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)


This online event is presented by the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems.

List of Resources

Here is a list of many of the resources shared during this presentation. Refer to the presentation's PDF above for more details.

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems is part of Feed the Future

This work was funded in whole or part by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Resilience, Environment and Food Security under Agreement # AID-OAA-L-15-00003 as part of Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems. Additional funding was received from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation OPP#060115.  Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed here are those of the authors alone.