Gender

Resources ::: Publications

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.

Dimitra Newsletter 23

(FAO, 2013)

This newsletter outlines the Dimitra project’s most recent activities and achievements, especially the development and growing impact of the listeners’ clubs. These successes, recognized for their participatory communication approach, are inspiring an array of partnerships: with IFAD and UN Women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; FAO projects in Burundi, Mauritania and Senegal; UNDP in Niger and more. 24 pp.

Understanding and integrating gender issues into livestock projects and programmes: A checklist for practitioners

(FAO, 2013)

This booklet guides experts in designing, implementing and monitoring livestock projects and programmes in a gender sensitive way. It identifies the main challenges faced by smallholder farmers, especially women, in small livestock management (particularly poultry and small ruminants) and in dairy farming. 44 pp.

FAO policy on gender equality

(FAO, 2013)

The FAO Policy on Gender Equality provides a framework that guides the Organization’s efforts to achieve gender equality in all its technical work and assesses results. The policy outlines FAO’s goal and objectives related to gender equality and delineates an accountability structure for ensuring policy oversight and achievement of results. 24 pp.

 

 


SOFA 2010-11

 

New website 

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 


Gender in Agriculture
E-platform

 


UN system-wide news
on gender equality

 

Contact

FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
email: gender@fao.org

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