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The community land rights of women and youth in Tana River and Turkana Counties

(FAO, 2017)

In Kenya, women account for just 5% of registered land holders, while they generate 60% of farm-derived income. This report shows how communities in Tana River and Turkana counties still rely heavily on traditional land governance structures. 24 pp.

Gender equality: Strengthening sector policies for better food security and nutrition results:

(FAO, 2017)

This policy guidance note aims to facilitate dialogue on synchronizing gender equality and women’s empowerment policy objectives with those of food security and nutrition, enhancing coordination between the two domains. 40 pp.

Women's empowerment in aquaculture in Bangladesh and Indonesia: Insights from four case studies

(FAO, 2017)

An overview of four case studies conducted in Bangladesh and Indonesia, summarizing key findings and recommendations under the initiative "Women's Empowerment in Aquaculture Production System in Asia: Comparative Case Studies and Synthesis from Bangladesh and Indonesia". 4 pp.

Caisses de résilience in Mali

(FAO, 2017)

Launched in 2015, the three-year programme aims to improve nutrition, promote the empowerment of women and increase livelihoods resilience among agropastoral households vulnerable to food insecurity, through an integrated set of productive, social, nutritional and financial interventions. 4pp.


CFS Forum on Women's Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

25 September 2017


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