Resources ::: Publications

Agrobiodiversity conservation and the role of rural women: An expert consultation report

(FAO, 2002)

There is growing empirical evidence of the key role of rural women in agrobiodiversity conservation for food security in developing countries. This document includes summaries of the country case studies and the discussions and recommendations that emerged from the expert consultation above. 46 pp.

Dimitra Newsletter 6

(FAO Dimitra, 2002)

This issues of the Dimitra newsletter discusses sustainable agriculture and the enhancement of skills for both men and women farmers. Towards the end of the newsletter, sources of funding, books and forthcoming conferences are also presented. 12 pp.

Committee on world food security: the impact of HIV/AIDS on food security

(FAO, 2001)

Few crises have presented such a threat to human health and to social and economic progress as does the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This paper presents some approaches to addressing this urgent problem and guidance on the role of FAO.

SEAGA Irrigation Sector Guide

(FAO, 2001)

This Guide is written for people involved in the planning, design and implementation of irrigation programmes. It supports gender-responsive participatory planning of irrigation schemes to strengthen the position of rural women and disadvantaged groups. 128 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