Mandates of Gender Unit in Agricultural Research.
i. To mainstream gender in all programmes and projects and ensure that they are gender friendly since gender is a cross cutting issue.
Ii To coordinate and monitor all gender & youth programmes in ARCN, NARIS & FCAS.
iii. To promote gender issues related to agricultural production dissemination and utilization of information that would enhance food security and poverty reduction.
iv. To generate date on all aspects of gender and youth in agricultural research and innovation.
v. To assist in the formulation of policy an gender and youth in Agricultural research and innovation.
vi. To identify problems and constraints an gender & youth in Agricultural research innovation and recommend solutions and also to enhance feedback in the implementation of gender & youth programs
vii. To promote demand driven agricultural technologies and innovation in research extension and training that would improve the socio-economic status of men, women and youth in agricultural.
viii. To develop strategies that would increase women and youth participation in agricultural research.
ix. To collaborate with relevant stakeholders, ministries, universities, NGOS, private sector, farmers groups and international bodies to assist in improving youth representation indecision-making process.
x. To assist in improving women, men and youth representation in decisionmaking process.
i. Men in Agricultural Research and Innovation (MARI)
ii. Women in Agricultural Research and Innovation (WARI)
iii. Youth in Agricultural Research and Innovation (YARI)
iv. Vulnerable group in Agricultural Research Innovation (VUGARI)