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Gender Mainstreaming as a Key Strategy for Building Resilient Livelihoods

(FAO, 2016)

This brief presents gender mainstreaming as a key strategy for increasing the resilience of both men and women’s livelihoods in the face of threats and crises. It explores the gender dimensions of natural and human-induced disasters and demonstrates how FAO contributes to empowering women as agents of resilience building. 2 pp.

Dimitra Newsletter 28

(FAO, 2016)

The newsletter outlines the Dimitra project’s most recent activities and achievements, especially the development and growing impact of the listeners’ clubs. In this issue, we talk about the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 and COP21 on development and climate change, while giving the floor to various development actors on the theme of gender in resilience and climate change. 24 pp.

Minimum Dietary Diversity for Women: A guide to measurement

(FAO, FANTA, FHI 360; 2016)

This publication contributes to promoting high standards for nutrition monitoring at country, regional and global levels both for global initiatives such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and for follow-up activities related to the 2nd International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), whereby countries are making commitments to take action on nutrition and monitor results. 82 pp.

Gender Integration into Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA)

(FAO, 2016)

This note provides insight on the data and tools necessary in the analysis of the effects of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) on food security, focusing on a gender perspective. It serves as a guide for those who would like to engage in the study of CSA and gender, and indicates the main challenges and tools identifiable for this type of study. 20 pp.

Gender and Land Statistics

(FAO, 2016)

Land statistics disaggregated by sex are essential to monitor progress towards a more secure and gender-equitable land tenure system and to highlight the disparities in land rights between women and men, providing a sense of women’s economic empowerment in agriculture. This paper provides an overview of five indicators of the Gender Land and Rights Database (GLRD), the dimensions they capture, and how each is calculated. 4 pp.




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