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Executive Summary: Good practices in building innovative rural institutions to increase food security

D. Herbel, E. Crowley, N. Ourabah Haddad, M. Lee (FAO/IFAD, 2012)

This document summarizes the main findings of the publication Good practices in building innovative rural institutions to increase food security. The latter documents a vast array of producer organization initiatives, which have enabled small producers to increase their access to markets and productive assets, while reducing transaction costs. 4 pp.

Training guide: Gender and climate change research in agriculture and food security for rural development

(FAO/CCAFS, 2012)

This guide provides users with resources and tools for collecting, analysing and sharing gender-sensitive information about agricultural communities, households and individual household members who are facing climatic changes. 135 pp.

Good practices in building innovative rural institutions to increase food security

D. Herbel, E. Crowley, N. Ourabah Haddad, M. Lee (FAO/IFAD, 2012)

Rural institutions are a tool for social change and economic progress. These good practices show how group collaboration within organizations and with economic actors and policy-makers, enable small producers to fully participate in the economic, social, and political life of the society they live in. 117 pp.

Rural Women and the Millennium Development Goals

(FAO, 2012)

This fact sheet highlights the progress of rural women against key Millennium Development Goal (MDG) indicators, pointing to some of the advancements made and gaps that still exist. 12 pp.

Report of FAO Workshop on Future Directions for Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries Action, Research and Development

(FAO, 2012)

The FAO Workshop on Future Directions for Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries Action, Research and Development was held at the Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai, the People's Republic of China, from 23 to 24 April 2011. The Workshop was attended by 24 experts from 14 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America and Oceania, and FAO. 29 pp.

 

 


 

 

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