How to put Gender and WEE into practice in M4P: A Description of the Ethos, Systems and Tools used in the Alliances Programme in Georgia

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2016, DCED – 22 pages

The paper focuses on how the impact of development programming can be equitably distributed amongst male and female beneficiaries. It focuses on the Alliances Lesser Caucasus Programme in Georgia and examines how to put gender and WEE into practice in a “making markets work for the poor” (M4P) approach.

The key lessons for practitioners that are outlined in this paper include:

  • Building effective teams for WEE;
  • generating and using WEE indicators;
  • carrying out effective fieldwork;
  • issues related to gender-disaggregated data;
  • negotiating institutional norms;
  • contextualising WEE impact.