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Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission
Breed Distribution Model
Building the #ZeroHunger Generation
Climate Change
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Climate-Smart Agriculture
Climate Smart Agriculture Sourcebook
Commission de lutte contre le Criquet pèlerin dans la région occidentale
Committee on Agriculture (COAG)
Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Community of Practice on food loss reduction (CoP)
Conservation Agriculture
Coordinating Working Party on Fishery Statistics (CWP)
Domestic Animal Diversity Information System (DAD-IS)
Dryland Assessment
Dryland Forestry
Employment at FAO
Evaluation at FAO
UN Decade of Family Farming 2019-2028
FAO 40th Anniversary
FAO 70th Anniversary
FAO and the Global Environment Facility
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FAO-EU Partnership
FAO's Global Action on Pollination Services for Sustainable Agriculture
FAOLEX Database
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FAO South-South Cooperation Gateway
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FAO Treaties Database
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Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF)
Fishing Safety
Food and Agriculture Statistics
Food Coalition
Food Loss and Waste in Fish Value Chains
Food security and nutrition for all
Forest and Farm Facility
Food Chain Crisis
G77 & China - Rome Chapter
Gateway to poultry production and products
Gateway to dairy production and products
Gender and Land Rights Database
General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean - GFCM
Geospatial information for sustainable food systems
GIEWS - Global Information and Early Warning System
Agricultural Heritage
Global Farmer Field School Platform
Global Feed Safety Platform
Global Forest Resources Assessments
Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model (GLEAM)
Global Partnership for Climate, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Global Perspectives Studies
Global Record of Fishing Vessels, Refrigerated Transport Vessels and Supply Vessels
Global Soil Partnership
Governance of Tenure
Hand in Hand
Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing
Investment Learning Platform (ILP)
International Commission on Poplars and Other Fast-Growing Trees Sustaining People and the Environment
International Day of Forests
International Mountain Day
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
International Year of Fruits and Vegetables
International Year of Plant Health 2020 - IYPH - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Investment Centre
Land & Water
Legal Services for Development
Livestock Systems
Locust Watch in Caucasus and Central Asia
Pastoralist Knowledge Hub
Pesticide Registration Toolkit
Policy Support and Governance Gateway
Programme Against African Trypanosomosis (PAAT)
Reduce Rural Poverty
Responsible Fishing Practices for Sustainable Fisheries
Save and Grow
Save food
SDG Progress Report
State of forests
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State of Food Agriculture
Support to Investment
Sustainable Development Goals
Sustainable Food Value Chains Knowledge Platform
TECA - Technologies and Practices for Small Agricultural Producers
Technical Cooperation
Technical Cooperation Programme
Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste
The Ethics Office
The European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EuFMD)
The Right to Food
The Right to Food around the Globe
The Right to Food Timeline
Traditional Crops
Urban Food Actions Platform
Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries
World Agriculture Watch
World Banana Forum
WIEWS - World Information and Early Warning System on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
World Food Day 2020
World Programme for the Census of Agriculture
World Soil Day, 5 December 2020
Zero Hunger Run
Automatic Translation
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Food composition
Food Chain Crisis Management Framework (FCC)
International Mountain Day
International Year of Family Farming
International Year of Pulses 2016
Medium Term Plan and Programme of Work and Budget
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International Year of Quinoa 2013
2015 International Year of Soils
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FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Home Page

FAO Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division

FAO Gender website

FAO Policy on Gender Equality: Attaining Food Security Goals in Agriculture and Rural Development

FAO Gender and Land Rights Database - This database contains country-level information on social, economic, political and cultural issues related to the gender inequalities embedded in those rights.

FAO Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools (JFFLS ) - The goal of the JFFLS is to empower vulnerable youth, and provide them with the livelihood options and gender-sensitive skills needed for long-term food security while reducing their vulnerability to destitution and risky coping strategies.

FAO Knowledge Management and Gender - For a systematic consideration of gender issues and the experiences and learning that emanate from FAO projects and programmes. FAO-Dimitra is a pillar of this FAO-Belgium Partnership Programme.

FAO - Hortivar (component of the Knowledge Management and Gender programme)

FAO - Rural Finance Learning Center (RFLC) (component of the Knowledge Management and Gender programme)

FAO Agri-Gender Database - This database offers step-by-step, example-driven guidance on how to collect gender statistics, or sex-disaggregated data, on agriculture, livestock production, fisheries and forestry.

Gender in Ag - (FAO-IFAD-The World Bank) - online forum designed to provide access to resources, tools and information which can help practitioners and other stakeholders mainstream gender into agricultural development.

FAO Crop Calender - The Crop Calendar provides information about sowing and planting seasons and agronomic practices of the crops grown by farmers in a particular agro-ecological zone.

Collaborative Change Communication - CCComDev is a global initiative for capacity strengthening in communication for agriculture and rural development. It is designed as an interactive platform where communication and development practitioners can find information on training opportunities, access learning resources, exchange experiences and explore collaborations. 

FAO Right to Food Information and Knowledge System - This is a knowledge platform to support the progressive realization of the Right to Adequate Food in the context of national food security.

FAO Research and Extension Portal - This Portal provides a gateway to sound information on research, technology, extension and their linkages in order to enable decision-makers, research institutes, extension services and regulatory bodies, to make informed decisions.

FAO Country Profiles

Other UN Agencies

UN Women - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women and the Millennium Development Goals

UN Women Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence against Women and Girls

UN Women and Gender Responsive Budgeting (GBR) - This website provides governments, non-governmental organizations, parliaments and academics with resources for understanding and applying GRB.

UNICEF and UN Women have launched a new free and collaborative electronic Resource Center through which users can access selected material on how to design and manage Gender Equality and Human Rights Responsive Evaluations, as well as training opportunities and communities of practice.

UN Women - Knowledge Gateway for Women's Economic Empowerment – this platform provides an opportunity to create an open and collaborative environment to lead and engage in online conversations that are aimed at making a positive change in women's economic lives.

IANGWE, Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality

INSTRAW, United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women

IFAD Rural Poverty Portal - A website where rural poor people, policy-makers, donors, research institutes, non-governmental organizations and other development partners can share information about eradicating rural poverty.

IFADAfrica - A network devoted to the rural development and the fight against poverty. It has been assigned as an objective the facilitation of information processing, exchange and dissemination among the projects community and their partners as well.

UNDP - Women's Empowerment

UNFPA - Gender Equality

UN-GAID, Global Alliance for ICT and Development

World Bank - Gender and Development

World Bank - eAtlas of Gender - allows users to map and graph dozens of gender-related indicators over time and across countries and to see how a country fares on several dimensions of well-being and empowerment.


Belgian Development Cooperation

Commission on Women and Development - This Commission is a consultative body that advises the Belgian Minister for Development Cooperation on matters relating to gender equality.

King Baudouin Foundation - Working together for a better society - The King Baudouin Foundation is an independent and pluralistic foundation that pursues sustainable ways to bring about justice, democracy and respect for diversity.


African Gender Institute - A resource dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of intellectuals, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners committed to the attainment of gender equity.

ELDIS Gender Resource Guide

ENERGIA - international network on gender and sustainable energy, mainly focusing on capacity development to integrate gender and energy in policy, programmes and projects for sustainable development. Its goal is to contribute to the empowerment of rural and urban poor women through a specific focus on energy issues.

Engender - Research and capacity building for communities of people on genders and sexualities, human rights, justice & peace.

GBV Prevention Network - interactive website on gender-based violence (GBV) Prevention in the Horn, East and Southern Africa.

GEMSA - Gender and Media Southern Africa

Gender & Food Policy News - This Blog, facilitated by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), is a space to share announcements, news items, multimedia, research tools, resources and links to publications on the topic of gender and food policy (including issues such as hunger, food security, nutrition, governance, land, agriculture etc).

Gender at Work - promotes women’s empowerment and gender equality through institutional change, analyzing an organization’s culture, policies and leadership, and by encouraging practical changes that have a direct, positive impact both on the organization and the communities it serves.

gendercentric.org   - gender literacy for everyone - on this website, you will find a series of short articles on what we see as key aspects of the gender equality debate. These are up-dated regularly & can be downloaded so we hope that they will be useful practical tools.

Gender, Citizenship & Governance - information portal of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) that provides access to free, full-text electronic resources.

Gender Links for equality and justice

Gender, Science and Technology Gateway (GST) - a resource for researchers, policy makers, and NGOs, this site provides key links and information on research, practice, policy and partners in sustainable development which focuses on gender equality to promote sustainable and equitable science and technology for development.

Global Gender and Climate Alliance - The GGCA works to ensure that climate change policies, decision-making, and initiatives at the global, regional, and national levels are gender responsive.

GWA, Gender and Water Alliance - The mission of GWA is to promote women’s and men’s equitable access to and management of safe and adequate water, for domestic supply, sanitation, food security and environmental sustainability. GWA believes that equitable access to and control over water is a basic right for all, as well as a critical factor in promoting poverty eradication and sustainability.

Siyanda - Mainstreaming Gender Equality - An on-line database of gender and development materials from around the world. It is also an interactive space where gender practitioners can share ideas, experiences and resources.

Sonke Gender Justice Network - The network works with men, women, youth and children in the SADC region to achieve gender equality, prevent gender-based violence, and reduce the spread of HIV and the impact of AIDS.

Wikigender - an online platform of the OECD Development Centre which aims to help you find and exchange information related to gender equality.


APC Africa ICT Policy Monitor

EuroAfrica-ICT - A web portal devoted to research & development cooperation between Europe and Africa in the field of ICTs.

GenderIT.org - Changing the way you see ICT.

GEM - Gender Evaluation Methodology for Internet and ICTs

Itrainonline - A selection of computer and Internet training resources for development and social change

MobileActive.org - A resource for activists using mobile technology worldwide

World Summit on the Information Society

Other useful links

Abantu for Development - An international NGO established in 1991 by African women.

AgriCultures Network - The AgriCultures Network shares knowledge and provides information on small-scale, sustainable agriculture worldwide.

AMARC Africa, World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters


AWID, Association for Women in Development

CTA, Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU

e-Agriculture.org - a global initiative to enhance sustainable agricultural development and food security by improving the use of information, communication, and associated technologies in the sector.

Girls Discovered - a comprehensive source of maps and data on the status of adolescent girls worldwide, Girls Discovered helps donors, policy makers and implementing agencies target their investments.

Global Girl Media - The mission of GGM is to nurture the voice and visions of girls and young women in under-served communities and developing nations, training them as citizen broadcast journalists to speak out about the issues that affect them most. GGM equips 16- to 20-year-old girls with cameras so that they may raise their voices and make themselves heard.

Global Fund for Women - Promoting women’s economic security, health, education and leadership.

Huairou Commission - The Huairou Commission develops strategic partnerships and linkages among grassroots women’s organizations, advancing their capacity to collectively influence political spaces on behalf of their communities and enhance their sustainable, resilient community development practices.

ICRW, International Center for Research on Women

IDRC, International Development Research Centre - Helping developing countries use science and knowledge to find practical, long-term solutions to the social, economic, and environmental problems they face.

International HIV/AIDS Alliance - a global partnership of nationally-based organisations working to support community action on AIDS in developing countries.

Isis-WICCE - Isis-WICCE (Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange) was founded in response to the increasing information needs of women from various regions of the world to communicate ideas, create solidarity networks, and share information to overcome gender related inequalities.

IWTC, International Women's Tribune Centre - Communication, information, education, and organising support services to women's organisations and community groups working to improve the lives of women.

Landportal - The gateway to land information (International Land Coalition)

LandWise: A Women & Land Library - this free online resource was created to empower policymakers, researchers, legal practitioners and women’s advocates to strengthen women’s land rights around the world through access to relevant and reliable information; it connects users to legal materials (family laws, land laws, etc.), information about relevant customary practices, and explanatory materials.


Pambazuka News - Panafrican Voices for Freedom and Justice.

Panos - The Panos institutes work to ensure that information is effectively used to foster public debate, pluralism and democracy.

Institut Panos Paris

The Rural Hub - Supporting development in Western and Central Africa - The Hub’s goal is to assist West and Central African stakeholders to promote coherence in rural development programmes worldwide.

Rural Innovation Systems (RIS) Information Portal - This information portal not only provides free access to full-text electronic documents on RIS but also offers relevant links to newsletters, discussion groups, websites, and bibliographic databases, as well as access to directories of organizations and projects.

Soul Beat Africa - Sharing information about communication for change and development in Africa.

Women'sNet - a hub for information by women, about women and gender, with a focus on South African and African content. It helps women to find the people, issues, resources and tools they need for social activism.

Women's WorldWide Web - W4 is an online collaborative platform dedicated to empowering girls and women around the world, through education, microfinance, access to ICTs and networking.

Women for Women International supports women in war-torn regions with financial and emotional aid, job-skills training, rights education and small business assistance so they can rebuild their lives.

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