Resources ::: Publications

Core Set of Gender Indicators in Agriculture

(FAO, 2016)

Developed in response to data needs identified by member countries, this set of 18 indicators provides guidance on the collection and analysis of sex-disaggregated and gender-sensitive data in agriculture and rural areas. 2 pp.

Qualitative research on women's economic empowerment and social protection: a research guide

(FAO, 2015)

This guide will be used for conducting qualitative research through FAO’s Social Protection and Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment research programme. It describes in detail the sequencing, timing and methodology of the research process, including training, fieldwork preparation and roadmap, key hypotheses, guiding questions and research tools. The guide will also serve as a basis for future FAO research on women’s empowerment and agriculture. 53 pp.

Promoting the Leadership of Women in Producers’ Organizations

(FAO/IFAD, 2015)

This paper explores aspects of promoting rural women’s leadership in producers’ organizations (POs). Women’s leadership, especially in POs, is essential for increasing the production of smallholder agriculture, as women make massive contributions to the sector. 72 pp.

Gender Mainstreaming as a Key Strategy for Building Resilient Livelihoods

(FAO, 2016)

This brief presents gender mainstreaming as a key strategy for increasing the resilience of both men and women’s livelihoods in the face of threats and crises. It explores the gender dimensions of natural and human-induced disasters and demonstrates how FAO contributes to empowering women as agents of resilience building. 2 pp.





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