Resources ::: Publications

Sri Lankan women and men as bioresource managers

V. Kumar (FAO, 1999)

The study captures the rich biological diversity of Sri Lanka and examines the daily dependence of rural women and men on bioresources for food security and their livelihood. 90 pp.

High-Level Consultation on Rural Women and Information: Proceedings

(FAO, 1999)

A compilation of documents that give details on the discussions that took place during the High-Level Consultation on Rural Women and Information. The Consultation aimed to discuss ways of better informing decision-makers, media and the public on the essential contribution made by rural women to food security.

Gender roles in peanut sector for household food security

R. Balakrishnan, P. Chombreeda and H. Rimkere (FAO, 1999)

A series of summarized papers and a synthesis of the discussion on gender roles in the production and consumption systems of the peanut sector. 30 pp.

Gender database for agriculture and resource management policies in Pacific Island countries

H. Booth, R. Balakrishnan and M. E. Hopper (FAO-RAP, 1999)

This paper examines the integration of gender considerations into the agricultural policies of selected Pacific Island countries to achieve sustained household food security.



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