Resources ::: Publications

Improving gender equity in access to land

(FAO, 2006)

Secure access to land is key to poverty reduction and sustainable rural development. FAO’s Land Tenure Notes provide information on land tenure in a format that can be used by grassroots organizations working with small farmers in rural communities. 33 pp.

Gender: The missing component of the response to climate change

Y. Lambrou and G. Piana (FAO, 2006)

This report analyses the gender dimension of climate change and the policies that have been designed to mitigate its impacts. The aim is to develop gender sensitive approaches with regards to mitigation measures, adaptation projects and national regimes. 63 pp

Building on gender, agrobiodiversity and local knowledge: A training manual

(FAO, 2006)

A training manual on issues of gender and local knowledge and their relevance to agrobiodiversity management and food security. Based on experiences collected in Eastern and Southern Africa, it emphasizes the need to involve holders of local knowledge, both men and women, in the decision-making process. 190 pp.

Agriculture, trade negotiations and gender

Z. García, J. Nyberg and S.O. Saadat (FAO, 2006)

This paper explores the implications of agricultural trade expansion and liberalization on gender inequalities in the agricultural and rural sector. 55 pp.




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