A synthesis report of the Africa Region - Women, agriculture and rural development
Compiled from the national sectoral reports for: Benin, Burkina Faso, Congo, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Sudan, Tanzania and Zimbabwe
Prepared under the auspices of FAO's Programme of Assistance in Support of Rural Women in Preparation for the Fourth World Conference on Women
Women in Development Service
Women and Population Division
Sustainable Development Department
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
This report was prepared under the auspices of FAO's Programme of Assistance in Support of Rural Women in Preparation for the Fourth World Conference on Women and follows the Guidelines prepared by FAO for reporting on the status of women within the agricultural, forestry and fisheries sectors, to ensure that the situation of rural women is adequately addressed in policy and decision-making debates.
The opinions expressed in this document do not necessarily reflect the position of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Abbreviations and acronyms
Review and appraisal at the national level
Selected programmes in support of women in agriculture, forestry-and fisheries
Future strategic goals and objectives