Resources ::: Publications

Emergency and rehabilitation programmes: Does gender matter?

(FAO, 2004)

A fact sheet that raises awareness on the need to mainstream gender issues in emergency and rehabilitation programmes. Full community involvement, including women’s active participation, is key to effective relief, reconstruction and transformation efforts. 6 pp.

FAO for egalitarian agricultural development

(FAO, 2004)

This fact sheet examines FAO's efforts to mainstream gender in all pertinent fields of its mandate, including agriculture, forestry, fisheries, rural development and nutrition. 4pp.

Regional consultation on advancement of rural women in the Beijing plus ten era

(FAO, 2004)

A synthesis of the country papers and recommendations presented at the above expert consultation. The meeting came as momentum gathered in the global development community to review the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action, signed by 189 governments. 52 pp.

Report of the regional consultation on gender dimensions in Asian rice livelihood systems in the changing milieu of technologies and economy

(FAO, 2004)

This consultation highlighted the importance of women's role in rice livelihood systems and explores the effects of changing economic and technological realities on gender roles and constraints. 43 pp.

Rural households and resources: A guide for extension workers

(FAO, 2004)

This guide assists extension and community workers to apply a participatory and gender-sensitive approach to their planning and work with rural households and people. 103 pp.




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