Building gender equity through a Family Teams approach

Date released
29 September 2016
Publication Code

Pamphilon B. and Mikhailovich K. 2016.


The ACIAR-funded Family Teams program outlined in this monograph illustrates
that when men, women and youth work together as a family unit, more gender-equitable and
effective farming practices lead to improved family livelihoods. Key to success
of the Family Teams approach is the support of village community educators
who are able to tailor the program to suit their particular community and
sustain the learnings well beyond its formal implementation. The program
has been widely praised by its participants, and there is much scope for it to
be successfully used elsewhere.