Resources ::: Publications

Water and people: Whose right is it?

(FAO, 2002)

As part of its contribution to meeting the first MDG, which aims to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger by 2015, FAO is placing increased emphasis on the provision of water for food security. This fact sheet provides valuable information and insights into the water sector. 4 pp.

Gender and access to land

(FAO, 2002)

This guide on gender and access to land aims to support land administrators in governments and their counterparts in civil society. It shows where and how gender issues can be integrated to improve land tenure programmes and land administration arrangements. 50 pp.

A guide to gender sensitive microfinance

(FAO, 2002)

This Guide was developed as a practical aid for those involved in microfinance programmes. It assists to include socio-economic and gender issues in microfinance programmes and national policies for microfinance. 119 pp.

Gender and law: Women's rights in agriculture

L. Cotula (FAO, 2002; revised 2007)

This study analyses the gender dimension of agriculture-related legislation, examining the legal status of women in three key areas: rights to land and other natural resources; rights of women agricultural workers; and rights concerning women’s agricultural self-employment activities. 193 pp.





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