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Gender, agriculture and rural development in Armenia

(FAO, 2017)

The Country Gender Assessment for Armenia aims to enable better informed, targeted and gender sensitive actions in agriculture and rural development. It discusses some of the major gender inequalities that need to be considered by policy makers and project managers according to available data, and identifies further research needs. 56 pp.

Gender equality, social protection and rural development in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

(FAO, 2017)

This collection of articles written by economists, sociologists, and gender specialists and practitioners from twelve post-Soviet countries in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia, reviews and analyzes the issues that are at the intersection of gender equality, social protection and rural development in the region. 72 pp.

Gender assessment of dairy value chain: evidence from Rwanda

(FAO, 2017)

Findings from this study, a gender assessment of the dairy value chain in selected sites in Rwanda, confirm that women’s empowerment is vital for sustainable dairy value chain development and that projects supporting dairy production need to increase efforts to be gender inclusive. The study provides country-specific recommendations for Rwanda, which also feed into a more general knowledge base on how to develop gender-sensitive dairy value chains. 76 pp.

Gender assessment of dairy value chains: evidence from Kenya

(FAO, 2017)

Two-thirds of the world's poor livestock keepers are women, yet little research has been conducted in recent years on rural women's role in livestock keeping and the opportunities that livestock-related interventions could offer them. This report reviews gender and socio-economic aspects of the dairy value chain for small-holder producers, including employment issues. The objective of the study was to assess the extent to which gender inclusiveness can be built into the development of dairy value chains in Kenya, and to formulate recommendations accordingly. 80 pp.




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