Resources ::: Publications

HIV/AIDS, agriculture and food security in mainland and small island countries of Africa: Twenty-second regional conference for Africa

(FAO, 2002)

This paper presents the major challenges confronting African countries due to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Its implications for agricultural production and the impact on national economies are highlighted. This is followed by a discussion of actions for alleviating the situation.

Gender, networks and Mexico-US migration

B. Davis and P. Winters (FAO, 2002)

This paper examines whether the causes and patterns of Mexican rural female migration differ significantly from rural male migration. 42 pp.

Study in support of transfer, adoption and dissemination of labour saving technologies in Masaka and Wakiso districts of Uganda

(FAO, 2002)

Agricultural production in Uganda is dominated by women using rudimentary tools and often traditional methods. it is therefore vital that strong gender considerations be given to the promotion of labour saving technologies to reduce their workload. 50 pp.

Water and people: Whose right is it?

(FAO, 2002)

As part of its contribution to meeting the first MDG, which aims to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger by 2015, FAO is placing increased emphasis on the provision of water for food security. This fact sheet provides valuable information and insights into the water sector. 4 pp.



FAO policy on gender equality



E-learning Course: Governing Land for Women and Men



E-learning Course: Gender in Food and Nutrition Security



Gender and Land Rights Database




FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations