Gender

Resources ::: Publications

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.

The Implications of Social Farming for Rural Poverty Reduction: Technical Workshop

(FAO, 2015)

This report summarizes the workshop on The Implications of Social Farming for Rural Poverty Reduction, which explored the possible contribution of social farming to rural poverty reduction through rural women’s economic empowerment, decent rural employment creation and social protection. 40 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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