OFLP Provides Gender Mainstreaming TOT

23 March 2021, Adama  

The Oromia Forested Landscape Program, in collaboration with the Oromia Women, Children and Youth Affairs Bureau, has provided two days’ TOT on Program Gender Mainstreaming to its entire staff in Adama Town. Trainees agreed to make utmost effort to uphold women’s role, participation and benefit in all program activities.

The training, which was held at Kereyu Hill Resort Hotel on March 22 and 23, was principally aimed at raising trainees’ awareness on the significance and way of insuring gender mainstreaming across OFLP activities. Empowering women, scaling up their role, participation and benefit was hence, the core theme of the training. Accordingly, OFLP Gender Mainstreaming Guideline and implementation action plan was presented by a senior expert invited from the Oromia Women, Children and Youth Affairs Bureau. All OFLP staff based at regional and sub-regional level and relevant experts from the Oromia Environment, Forest and Climate Change Authority have hence attended the training.

                                        Trainees working in Groups and presenting their findings

Moreover, due discussion was held on the presented materials as well as way of insuring women empowerment and maximizing their participation. OFLP coordinator, Ato Tesfaye Gonfa, speaking on the event underscored the significance of empowering women and up holding their evolvement in meaningful manner so as to meet safeguard requirement across the project.

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