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Dimitra Newsletter 5

(FAO Dimitra, 2000)

In the present issue, a large proportion of the columns are devoted to the Reflection and Self-Evaluation Workshop held in Brussels from 16-18 October 2000. The workshop aimed to review the effects of the Dimitra Project and make recommendations for the future. 12 pp.

Interagency experiences and lessons: Fom the Forum on Operationalizing Sustainable Livelihood Approaches

(FAO/DFID, 2000)

The Forum demonstrated a high degree of convergence around the principles of sustainable livelihoods approaches. Participants also made recommendations about how the agencies might work together in future to improve effectiveness.

Population and gender in rural societies from the perspective of FAO's Population Programme

(FAO, 2000)

The purpose of this publication is to clarify how a population and gender perspective may contribute to a better understanding of rural development and food security, and how this perspective is being integrated by FAO's Population Programme Service.

Culture, agriculture and rural development: A view from FAO's Population Programme Service

M. Villarreal (FAO, 2000)

This publication outlines FAO's approach to cultural issues and describes one of the instruments it uses to understand cultural factors and their complex relation with agriculture and development: socio-cultural research.



FAO policy on gender equality


New website 


Gender and Land Rights Database


Gender in Agriculture


UN system-wide news
on gender equality



FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations