Fact sheet: Lebanon - Women, agriculture and rural development


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Population:

3.8 million

Growth rate:

2.3 %

Fertility rate:

3.1

IMR:

34/1000 births

GNP/head:

not available

Source:

World Bank Atlas, 1994.


Contents


Importance of agriculture to the economy

Role of women in agriculture

Sharing of power and decision-making

Mechanisms to promote the advancement of women

Women's rights

Dimensions and determinants of rural poverty

Access to agricultural resources and services

Selected programmes in support of women in agriculture, forestry and fisheries

Areas to be strengthened

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