Women, who make up 51 percent of the agricultural labour force worldwide, need appropriate training and information, usually different than men.

Senegal: an extensionist demonstrates the advantages of using an improved stove to a group of village women
FAO photo by R. Faidutti

More photos in this series:

  • Laos: an extension officer explains the advantages of rice straw treatment for feeding cattle
  • Pakistan: farmers and extension workers winnowing grain

More resources:

 FAO Home page 
 Search our site 

Comments?: Webmaster@fao.org