Resources ::: Publications

Rural households and resources: A pocket guide for extension workers

(FAO, 2004)

A summary of the key points outlined in the comprehensive guide, Rural households and resources: a guide for extension workers. It highlights the major issues affecting rural households, and provides users with ideas and tools for sharing information on the constraints and opportunities they face. 43 pp.

FAO Gender and Development Plan of Action (2002-2007): A fact sheet

(FAO, 2004)

The Plan of Action presents a framework to mainstream gender into the work of FAO. It emphasizes that gender equality is an essential condition for people-centred, sustainable rural development. 4 pp.

A gender perspective on land rights: Equal footing

(FAO, 2004)

Ensuring equal land rights for men and women increases economic opportunities, encourages investment in land and improves family security during economic and social transitions. 4pp.

Preventing and mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS: FAO's work

(FAO, 2004)

A series of briefs that describe some of the initiatives supported by FAO in its drive to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on food security and rural poverty. 48 pp.

Dimitra Newsletter 9 - Special Edition: Great Lakes Region

(FAO Dimitra, 2004)

This newsletter focuses exclusively on three countries in the Great Lakes region where Dimitra has started new activities: the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Burundi. 20 pp.




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