Resources ::: Publications

Report of the regional consultation on gender dimensions in Asian rice livelihood systems in the changing milieu of technologies and economy

(FAO, 2004)

This consultation highlighted the importance of women's role in rice livelihood systems and explores the effects of changing economic and technological realities on gender roles and constraints. 43 pp.

Rural households and resources: A guide for extension workers

(FAO, 2004)

This guide assists extension and community workers to apply a participatory and gender-sensitive approach to their planning and work with rural households and people. 103 pp.

Rural households and resources: A pocket guide for extension workers

(FAO, 2004)

A summary of the key points outlined in the comprehensive guide, Rural households and resources: a guide for extension workers. It highlights the major issues affecting rural households, and provides users with ideas and tools for sharing information on the constraints and opportunities they face. 43 pp.

FAO Gender and Development Plan of Action (2002-2007): A fact sheet

(FAO, 2004)

The Plan of Action presents a framework to mainstream gender into the work of FAO. It emphasizes that gender equality is an essential condition for people-centred, sustainable rural development. 4 pp.




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