Resources ::: Publications

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.

Governing land for women and men (brochure)

(FAO, 2016)

An overview of the Capacity Development Programme on Gender and the Voluntary Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forestry in the Context of Food Security (VGGT). The programme, based on the technical guide Governing Land for Women and Men, aims to enhance knowledge and competencies for ensuring that women and men participate equally in land tenure related institutions and in decision making processes. 4 pp.

Making sense of Land, Statistics and Gender

(FAO, 2016)

“Making sense of Land, Statistics and Gender” explores the correct use of land ownership statistics, highlighting how gender can influence land rights. Clarification on the use of sex-disaggregated land statistics is key to successful monitoring of progress towards the new Sustainable Development Goals, particularly those targets related to rural poverty and women’s empowerment.

Enabling women to benefit more equally from agrifood value chains

(FAO, 2016)

This FMM project aims to provide technical assistance and policy support to address the barriers that limit rural women’s access to and benefits from local, national and global markets. 2 pp, English and French.




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