Gender

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Proceedings from AGROTEC/FAO workshop: Gender and agricultural engineering

(FAO, 1996)

The objective of the workshop was to increase attention to women as important actors in the field of agricultural engineering. It was organized jointly with AGROTEC, a programme based in Zimbabwe that addressed gender issues in its work on smallholder agricultural technologies.

Empowering Zambian rural women through small farmer groups

J. Rouse (FAO, 1996)

The focus of this research is to document the impact of the FAO People's Participation Programme (PPP), which began in Zambia in 1983. The programme has helped to increase the effectiveness of many rural services and development initiatives by forming solid groups in which women are actively participating.

The gender dimension in rural cooperatives

(FAO, 1996)

As breeding grounds for democracy and participation, cooperatives can be used to empower women by enhancing and upgrading their specific knowledge and capacities. They also play an important role in teaching methods of group decision-taking, and developing trust and self-assurance.

Effects of group formation on rural women’s access to services in Western Province, Zambia

J. M. Geran (FAO, 1996)

This paper reports on some of the accomplishments achieved by the FAO People's Participation Programme (PPP). In particular, it focuses on the successful promotion of women's participation in various development initiatives in the Western Province, Zambia.

 

 


SOFA 2010-11

 

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Gender and Land Rights Database

 


Gender in Agriculture
E-platform

 


UN system-wide news
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