Gender

Resources ::: Publications

Gender and sustainable development in drylands: An analysis of field experiences

(FAO, 2003)

This document looks at the relationship between gender and dryland management, based on an analysis of relevant field experiences in Africa and Asia. It highlights the important contribution women and men make to food security, land conservation and the conservation of biodiversity. 34 pp.

Policy framework for mainstreaming gender in agriculture and rural development in the Near East region

(FAO, 2003)

An overview of actions taken by FAO to mainstream a gender-equality perspective in rural development programmes in the Near East countries. Suggestions are made on how to strengthen efforts. 6 pp.

Incorporating gender into a male domain: A strategy for foresters?

J. D. Gurung and K. Lama (2003)

The experience of one project in Nepal demonstrates a successful strategy for creating the conditions under which rural women can demand respect and inclusion at various levels, inside and outside the forest department. Key elements of this approach are provided here.

Gender and dryland management

(FAO, 2003)

This fact sheet demonstrates how incorporating a gender perspective in drylands management can help to discover innovative ways of combating dryland degradation and food insecurity. 4 pp.

 

 


 

 

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Gender and Climate Change Programme

 

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 

 

Contact

FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
email: gender@fao.org

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