Resources ::: Publications

HIV/AIDS and agriculture: impacts and responses - Case studies from Namibia, Uganda and Zambia

(FAO, 2003)

This report summarizes the results of the baseline surveys conducted to investigate the relationship between the HIV/AIDS epidemic and rural livelihoods in selected communities of Uganda, Zambia and Namibia. 34 pp.

FAO Gender and Development Plan of Action (2002-2007)

(FAO, 2003)

The Plan embodies FAO's commitment to equal opportunities and rights for women and men. It outlines the Organization's framework for follow-up to recommendations in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, and Article 14 on rural women in the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). 36 pp.

Rural women: Crucial partners in the fight against hunger and poverty

(FAO, 2003)

A report of the event organized by FAO entitled Rural women: crucial partners in the fight against hunger and poverty, which took place on 12 June 2002. It served to highlight the contributions of rural women in achieving the targets of the World Food Summit of 1996. 34 pp.

Gender responsive technology for poverty alleviation in Thailand

(FAO/UNDP, 2003)

The UNDP and the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific cooperated on a project to improve rural women's access to technologies in support of poverty alleviation in Thailand. This publication presents a summary of the findings and recommendations on how to address the gender gap in technology support. 42 pp.





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