Kyrgyzstan: CDA

The GALS process in Kyrgyzstan is funded by IFAD and implemented by CDA and UNWomen as part of the Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment Programme of IFAD, UNWomen, FAO and World Food Programme. It consists of:

1) Economic Empowerment:  support to rural women organized in self-help groups to help overcome stereotypes regarding women’s inability to manage effective agricultural production.

2) Female Leadership and Participation: working with local government, pasture committees and water use associations

3) Enabling Policy Environment: improving statistics on women’s economic participation

The RWEE GALS process consisted of:


For the edited consolidated report of the pilot project see:

GALS Process for RWEE Naryn Pilot_ ConsolidatedReport_Feb2017_ed

For more details of RWEE Kyrgyzstan process of public reports see:

For more videos and photos of the catalyst and livelihoods process (including high resolution) see:

Naryn May 2016 tools and photos

Soulmate Visioning

Gender Change Diamonds

Happy Family Tree

Gender Challenge Action Tree

Gender Challenge Action Tree in Rocky Road to Diamond Dreams: GALS Catalyst Manual

Mothers-in-law: Why their daughters-in-law do not love them

Daughters-in-law: Why their husbands are jealous

Men: Why they do not have enough income for the family

Discussing Upscaling plans

Community Day

Notebook Diaries


Farewells at the Trout Farm