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Understanding gender roles in small ruminant health management in Ethiopia

According to female farmers in Ethiopia ‘Sheep are like fast growing cabbage in the homestead’. A recent poster illustrates the significance of small ruminants for men and women in Ethiopia. Scientists observed gendered differences in perceptions of disease, as well as responsibilities for rearing of animals (read a related blog post).

Download the poster: Wieland, B. 2016. Understanding gender roles in small ruminant health management in Ethiopia. Poster. Nairobi, Kenya: ILRI.

The activity was funded through the Livestock and Fish CRP and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-funded SmaRT Ethiopia Project – Improving the Performance of Pro-Poor Sheep and Goat Value Chains for Enhanced Livelihoods, Food and Nutrition Security in Ethiopia.

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