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Participation and information: The key to gender-responsive agricultural policy

(FAO, 1999)

This paper discusses how participatory approaches and information can facilitate the formulation of gender-responsive plans and strategies. It also attempts to answer the question of why a gender perspective is important for agricultural and economic development policy and planning.

High level Consultation on Rural Women and Information: Gender issues in land tenure

(FAO, 1999)

This paper highlights gender-related land tenure and land administration issues. It focuses on the rationale and opportunities for enhancing women's rights to land and other natural resources.

Dimitra Newsletter 2

(FAO Dimitra, 1999)

This issue of the Dimitra newsletter introduces three African partner organizations of the Dimitra Project. These organizations, which have already started to collect information in their respective sub-regions, present important information on their activities, objectives and overall goals. 12 pp.

Filling the Data Gap: Gender-sensitive statistics for agricultural development

(FAO, 1999)

This publication aims to raise awareness among policy-makers to the benefits of collecting sex-disaggregated information for use in the policy-making process.



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