Resources ::: Publications

Uganda:The socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS on rural families with an emphasis on youth

D. Topouzis (FAO, 1994)

This report analyzes the effect of HIV/AIDS on rural families with special attention to the situation of rural youth.

Farming systems development: A participatory approach to helping small-scale farmers

(FAO, 1994)

The purpose of this publication is to promote the use of farming systems development (FSD) techniques in identifying appropriate ways to help small-scale farming households improve their productivity and levels of living in an equitable and sustainable manner. 52 pp.

The legal status of rural women in nineteen Latin American countries

(FAO, 1994)

This book presents the historical background to rural women's subordination in law in Latin America and also contains previously unpublished case studies on Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Mexico and Venezuela.

Rural households and sustainability: Integrating environmental and gender concerns into home economics curricula

(FAO, 1994)

A technical document to help government planners and extension staff integrate environmental concerns into home economics and agricultural curricula.



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