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Gender Analysis of the Organic Cacao Production in Toledo District
  1. Will describe in general terms the organic cacao production system of the Toledo district.
  2. Determine the major activities of men and women with reference to the organic cacao production.
  3. Identify constraints and barriers faced by men and women in carrying out their activities.
  4. Prepare a descriptive and analytical report on the main findings, suggesting appropriate options and recommendations.

The methodology will use participatory techniques, including discussions with cacao farmers and their families on their farms and in household, compounds, and interviews with extension staff.

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