Gender

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Maldivian gender roles in bio-resource management

H. S. Kanvinde (FAO, 1999)

This study examines the gender roles in livelihood resource management in the ecosystem context of the Maldives archipelago. The different roles and responsibilities of men and women in harvesting and managing terrestrial and marine-based resources are identified and analysed. 58 pp.

Sri Lankan women and men as bioresource managers

V. Kumar (FAO, 1999)

The study captures the rich biological diversity of Sri Lanka and examines the daily dependence of rural women and men on bioresources for food security and their livelihood. 90 pp.

High-Level Consultation on Rural Women and Information: Proceedings

(FAO, 1999)

A compilation of documents that give details on the discussions that took place during the High-Level Consultation on Rural Women and Information. The Consultation aimed to discuss ways of better informing decision-makers, media and the public on the essential contribution made by rural women to food security.

Gender roles in peanut sector for household food security

R. Balakrishnan, P. Chombreeda and H. Rimkere (FAO, 1999)

A series of summarized papers and a synthesis of the discussion on gender roles in the production and consumption systems of the peanut sector. 30 pp.

 

 


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