Resources ::: Publications

Gender and food Security: The role of information

(FAO, 2000)

This document outlines FAO's strategy to support the production and dissemination of gender-specific information and data for the formulation of gender-responsive agricultural and rural development policies. 

Dimitra Newsletter 4

(FAO Dimitra, 2000)

This newsletter presents some of the many projects carried out by Dimitra partners in Southern Africa. The projects, which focus on women's rights to land, illustrate the efforts made by NGOs to inform rural women on their legal, econonomic and political rights. 12 pp.

Dimitra Newsletter 3

(FAO Dimitra, 1999)

This issue of the Dimitra newsletter presents some information on the FAO High Level Consultation on Rural Women and Information, which was held in Rome from 4-6 October 1999. 12 pp.

6,000,000,000 and counting: Food security and agriculture in a demographically changing world

(FAO, 1999)

This publication links rapid population growth over the last century to our growing food insecurity as s result of the increasing demand on agricultural production.



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