Resources ::: Publications

The Gender in Agricultural Policies Analysis Tool (GAPo)

(FAO, 2016)

FAO has developed the Gender in Agricultural Policies Analysis Tool (GAPo) to assist national governments and relevant stakeholders in the design and implementation of effective, gender-sensitive agricultural policies, with a view to achieving SDGs. This brochure provides an overview of how the GAPo works, implementation at country level, and benefits. 4 pp.

Transforming political will into concrete action for rural women’s empowerment and food security

(FAO, 2016)

FAO works with member countries to facilitate the full implementation of CEDAW and of Article 14 of CEDAW in particular, to enhance the rights, potential, and opportunities of rural women. This in turn facilitates the implementation of other fundamental economic, cultural and social rights, including the right to adequate food, education and health. 4 pp.

Dimitra Newsletter 29

(FAO, 2016)

Dimitra publishes a bi-annual newsletter that provides information about the activities of the project, its partner organisations and other civil society organisations in Africa. Best practices and updated news about FAO-Dimitra and its partners are disseminated worldwide in an effort to improve visibility and stimulate exchanges. 24 pp.

Meeting our goals: FAO’s programme for gender equality in agriculture and rural development

(FAO, 2016)

FAO recognizes the potential of rural women and men in achieving food security and nutrition and is committed to overcoming gender inequality, in line with the pledge to “leave no one behind”, which is at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda. The publication illustrates the consistent and sustained work of FAO towards gender equality and women’s empowerment, which are at the core of the Organization’s work to eliminate hunger and rural poverty. 77 pp.

Meeting our goals: Key messages

(FAO, 2016)

Key messages from the Meeting our goals publication reflect FAO's multidimensional approach to reducing rural poverty, focused on increasing women’s access to productive resources, decent employment and business opportunities, strengthening the capacity of rural institutions and services, and supporting measures to increase social protection coverage and effectiveness. 4 pp.




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