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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.

Dimitra Newsletter 21

(FAO, 2012)

This newsletter focuses on particularly innovative activities that enable women to have better access to land in several African countries. Moreover, this issue’s Women’s Portraits section presents Françoise Yoda from Burkina Faso. Ms Yoda is in charge of communication and advocacy at Réseau Femmes en Action and she has considerable experience in leading and supporting rural women. 24 pp.

Gender inequalities in rural employment in Malawi: An overview

(FAO, 2011)

This country profile aims to contribute to a better understanding of gender inequalities in rural settings in Malawi, and to serve as a policy support tool to better integrate gender equity and decent rural employment in agriculture and rural development policies and programmes. 60 pp.





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