Filling the Data Gap

Gender-sensitive statistics for agricultural development


 

Prepared by the
Statistics Division
Economic and Social Department

and the
Women and Population Division
Sustainable Development Department
FAO

for the
High-Level Consultation on Rural Women and Information
Rome, 4-6 October 1999


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 1999

 


Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Rural producers: trends, issues and challenges for socio-economic development

Readily available data at the global and regional levels

Sources of data - Data from Population Censuses and Labour Force Surveys

Sources of data - Strategies for Maximizing the use of Available Data

Conclusion

ANNEX 1
Gender-related agricultural statistics: problems and significant activities

ANNEX 2
Social statistics to complement agricultural censuses

Bibliography

 

 

 

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