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Gender in Climate-Smart Agriculture: Module 18 for the Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook

(FAO; World Bank; IFAD; 2015)

This latest module of the Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook provides a comprehensive menu of practical tools and guidance for integrating gender in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of projects and investments in climate-smart agriculture (CSA). 96 pp.

Social Protection and Women's Empowerment: Rural Transformations Information Note #2

(FAO, 2015)

Extending social protection to rural populations has great potential for fostering rural women’s economic empowerment. However, to tap into this potential, more needs to be done to make social protection policies and programmes more gender sensitive and to better align them with agricultural and rural development policies that address gender inequalities and sustainable poverty reduction. 2 pp.

Rural Women's Economic Empowerment

(FAO, 2014)

Reducing gender inequalities in the agricultural sector offers a critical development pathway for FAO to achieve its three global goals on hunger reduction, economic development (which includes the elimination of poverty) and the sustainable management of natural resources. This information note presents FAO's initiative on Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment, which focuses on strengthening the ability and commitment of member countries in implementing rural poverty reduction and food security programmes that benefit women and men equally. 2 pp.

Dimitra Newsletter 27

(FAO, 2015)

The Dimitra newsletter outlines the Dimitra project’s most recent activities and achievements, especially the development and growing impact of the listeners’ clubs. This edition highlights the need to support rural youth, and the advantages of greater investment in children and young people, especially in regard to their important role in agriculture, hunger eradication and improving nutrition across the globe. 24 pp.





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