Gender

Resources ::: Publications

Passport to mainstreaming gender in water programmes

(FAO/Gewamed/GWA, 2012)

The International Decade for Action, “Water for Life” (2005-2015) and the UN-Millennium Development Goals both call for women’s and men’s participation and involvement in waterrelated development efforts. This booklet has been developed to help field staff mainstream gender issues in the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of water management projects for agricultural production. 64 pp.

Decent rural employment for food security: A case for action

(FAO, 2012)

Promoting decent employment is essential to achieving food security and reducing poverty. This Case for Action argues that improving policy coherence between employment and agricultural initiatives and investing more in the promotion of decent rural employment contribute highly to the interlinked challenges of fighting rural poverty and feeding a growing world population in a sustainable way. 42 pp.

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.

 

 


 

 

Participatory Information and Communication

 

 

Gender and Climate Change Programme

 

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 

 

Contact

FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
email: gender@fao.org

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