Resources ::: Publications

Gender: Key to sustainability and food security

(FAO, 2001)

This document outlines FAO's Plan of Action for Women in Development 1996-2001. It presents a framework for ensuring that gender issues become an integral part of the Organization's work. 36 pp.

Passport to Mainstreaming a Gender Perspective in Emergency Programmes

(FAO/WFP, 2001)

These guidelines consist of key questions to be asked in an emergency situation for data collection, to help guide the design of interventions so they will be sensitive to gender differences. They are written for humanitarian workers who work directly with local communities in emergency situations. 36 pp.

Expert consultation on distance learning resources for rural women

(FAO, 2001)

This report examines how distance learning resources can be used to correct gender imbalances in rural development. The publication includes case studies on the subject from Bangladesh, China, Maldives, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam. 42 pp.

SEAGA Field Level Handbook

(FAO, 2001)

This Handbook is designed to support participatory development planning at the community level and is written for development agents who work directly with local communities in developing countries. It is based on actual experiences in agriculture, forestry and fisheries, but can be used by those working in all sectors of rural development. 140 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