Research on rural women’s economic empowerment and social protection (Quantitative report on Rwanda Vision 2020 Umurenge Public Works)
This research focuses on the public works component of Rwanda’s government programme for poverty reduction and social protection. The research was based on a mixed method approach comprised of in-depth qualitative methods and quantitative surveys conducted in Rwanda in 2014. 58 pages
This infographic shows women’s access to financial and productive resources, decision-making fora, knowledge, technology, land, water, services and markets, illustrating the link to food security and climate change.
In the developing world, women are the backbone of rural economies. Yet, with only a few exceptions, rural women fare worse than rural men and urban women and men for every MDG indicator for which data are available.
FAO’s Investment Centre Division has developed three complementary guides (The Manager’s Guide, The Practitioner’s Guide and The Field Guide) in a series entitled 'Social analysis for agriculture and rural investment projects.' These three guides demonstrate the application of social analysis to investment programmes and projects in agricultural and rural development.
This online repository stores a collection of UN policies, strategies and action plans for gender mainstreaming within the UN system. It also features online tools and resources for capacity development and to support UN staff in the process of gender mainstreaming.