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Dimitra Newsletters 19

(FAO Dimitra, 2010)

This issue of the Dimitra Newsletter focuses on the Knowledge Share Fair that was organized by FAO in Niamey, Niger from 15-17 June 2010. The aim of the Fair was to provide a platform for participants to share experiences, knowledge and lessons learned while implementing projects and activities. 24 pp.

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2010

(FAO, 2010)

SOFI 2010 focuses on people living in a group of countries in protracted crisis, where the incidence of hunger is particularly high and persistent. The ways in which protracted crises affect men and women differently are also brought to light and analyzed. 62 pp.

Farmers in a changing climate - Does gender matter?

Y. Lambrou, S. Nelson (FAO, 2010)

This study documents the challenges faced by men and women farmers to ensure food security in the context of climate variability. It presents findings of research undertaken in two drought-prone districts of Andhra Pradesh, India. 82 pp.

Gender and Nutrition Fact sheet

(FAO, 2010)

Women are in a unique position to reduce malnutrition, but they frequently have limited access to nutrition information and the resources to improve food security. This fact sheet looks at how the social and economic inequalities between men and women often stand in the way of good nutrition. 2 pp.

The Right to Adequate Food: Fact Sheet No. 34

(OHCHR/FAO, 2010)

This Fact Sheet explains what the right to adequate food is. It illustrates the implications for specific individuals and groups, such as women and children; and elaborates upon State parties’ obligations with respect to this basic human right. 57pp.

 

 


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