Resources ::: Publications

6,000,000,000 and counting: Food security and agriculture in a demographically changing world

(FAO, 1999)

This publication links rapid population growth over the last century to our growing food insecurity as s result of the increasing demand on agricultural production.

TSS thematic workshop on male involvement in sexual and reproductive health programmes and services

F. Ghorayeb, M. Villarreal M. Ladjali (FAO, 1999)

The Technical Support Services (TSS) System of the UNFPA and participating UN Agencies decided to undertake a seminar on male involvement in reproductive health, focusing on both operational and conceptual aspects, from a multi-disciplinary and inter-agency perspective.

Policies meeting the challenges of both food security and gender equality: The role of information

(FAO, 1999)

A summary of the Strategy for Action submitted for review at the High-Level Consultation on Rural Women and Information. It provides decision-makers and planners with guidance on how to collect information related to the economic and social contribution made by rural men and women to agricultural production.

Maldivian gender roles in bio-resource management

H. S. Kanvinde (FAO, 1999)

This study examines the gender roles in livelihood resource management in the ecosystem context of the Maldives archipelago. The different roles and responsibilities of men and women in harvesting and managing terrestrial and marine-based resources are identified and analysed. 58 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