Gender

Projects

Local women and men key to Syrian fire prevention

Syrian forests are important sources of wood, edible fruits, medicinal plants and other products.

Horticulture helps Palestinian women feed families

Drip irrigation networks and "grey water" treatment units ensure fruit and vegetable production even during water scarcities of the hot summer months.

Farmers face climate change in Andhra Pradesh

Women often migrate to work as labourers. But men, being usually the sole owners of the land, consider themselves to be "farmers" and are less likely to adopt new livelihood strategies.

Maarifa Centres share community knowledge

FAO's Dimitra project uses participatory communication to improve the visibility of rural populations, especially women. Dimitra's partner in Kenya reports...

Capacity-building, knowledge management for gender equality

A new FAO/IFAD joint programme aims at improving the effectiveness of anti-poverty operations through gender mainstreaming.
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Gender and Land Rights Database

 


Gender in Agriculture
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UN system-wide news
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FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
email: gender@fao.org

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