Gender equality in land governance: new e-learning course supports implementation of Voluntary Guidelines

A new e-learning course from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) provides specific guidance for ensuring that the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) are implemented in a gender-equitable way.

Community Gardens, Community Gains: Women and men working together in Zimbabwe

Florence Murairwa understands the importance of good nutrition. Each morning, she makes sure her five children start the day with a nutritious breakfast, harvested from her small field. Her children are healthy, happy, and doing very well at school.

Guatemala's Ministry of Agriculture approves first-ever Policy on Gender Equality

For the first time in its history, Guatemala's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food has a comprehensive Policy on Gender Equality.

How a global campaign to eradicate sheep and goat plague can help 400 million rural women

In April, high-level authorities from 15 countries pledged to collaborate on a global plan to wipe out 'Peste des petits ruminants' (PPR), a deadly viral disease of sheep and goats that affects the livelihoods of smallholders and pastoralists in over 70 countries.

The new Gender and Land Rights Database: a hub of information on gender-equitable land tenure

This week, FAO unveiled the new and improved Gender and Land Rights Database (GLRD). Consisting of three main sections – country profiles, gender and land-related statistics, and the all-new Legislation Assessment Tool – the site aims to serve as a hub of information, statistics and analysis on the different political, legal and cultural factors that influence women’s land rights throughout the world.
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FAO policy on gender equality



E-learning Course: Governing Land for Women and Men



E-learning Course: Gender in Food and Nutrition Security



Gender and Land Rights Database




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