Gender

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The role of women producer organizations in agricultural value chains, Practical Lessons from Africa and India

(FAO)

This report offers a comparison of different models of women producer organizations in India and Africa. It presents lessons from good practices in institutional development within producer organizations, including women-based organizations. The report looks at how different women producer organizations support poor small-scale women farmers and workers to better market their products, improve their position in the agricultural value chains and influence policy. 68 pp.

The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access, labour and income-generating opportunities in Northern Ghana

(FAO, 2013)

This report examines how agricultural investments in Ghana affect economic opportunities for women, as compared to men. It draws on a case study of the Integrated Tamale Food Company and provides recommendations for investors and policy makers.  60 pp.

The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access and labour and income-generating opportunities - A case study of selected agricultural investments in Lao PDR

(FAO, 2013)

This report examines how agricultural investments in Lao People’s Democratic Republic affect rural employment opportunities for women and men as well as their access to land. It also provides policy recommendations on key issues. 74 pp.

Executive summary: the gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access and labour and income-generating opportunities - A case study of selected agricultural investments in Lao PDR

(FAO, 2013)

This Executive Summary presents the main aims, findings and policy recommendations arising from a study on land-related agricultural investments in Lao People’s Democratic Republic. 14 pp.

The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access, labour and income-generating opportunities – A case study of selected agricultural investments in Zambia

(FAO, 2013)

This study assesses the ways agricultural investments affect women and men in Zambia through two case studies, the Kaleya Smallholder Company Ltd and ETC Bio-Energy Ltd, to then provide recommendations for investors and policy makers. 62 pp.

 

 


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email: gender@fao.org

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