Gender

Insight

Rural women’s empowerment: A long road ahead

Advancing rural women’s economic empowerment and access to decent rural employment, supporting associations in giving them a stronger voice in decision-making, and fostering their better access to land are three priority areas in enabling rural women to realize their full potential for food and nutrition security.

Launch of the Gender & Climate Training Guide: Better research for better programmes and policies

As the agricultural sector races to adapt to climate change, awareness is growing that gender issues are at the heart of climate-smart agriculture and food security. A Training Guide on Gender and Climate Change Research was recently launched to support the formulation of better agricultural programmes.

What rural women can do

Rural women are active economic agents who could unleash major advancements in hunger and poverty eradication if they were able to participate equally with men in the agricultural economy.

Rural institutions, tools for social and economic progress

FAO-IFAD publication shares success stories of small producers.

Rural women speak out about food insecurity

Today’s global food insecurity destabilizes rural communities all over the world, impeding their access to food and affecting their ability to earn a livelihood. In partnership with the Huairou Commission and WOCAN, FAO held a series of twenty one consultations with hundreds of women and men in Africa, Asia and Latin America to better understand the direct impacts of food security on their lives and those of their families.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Add new content
 

 


FAO policy on gender equality

 

E-learning Course

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 


UN system-wide news
on gender equality

 

Contact

FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
email: gender@fao.org

Connections

rss