Resources ::: Publications

How to Mainstream Gender in Forestry: A Practical Field Guide

(FAO, 2016)

A gender mainstreaming guide to assist technical officers, particularly those working in forestry, in developing gender-responsive actions in forestry-related projects and programmes. 12 pp.

A gender-responsive approach to disaster risk reduction (DRR) planning in the agriculture sector

(FAO, 2016)

In the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) community, there is broad understanding that gender equality is fundamental for increased resilience to disasters. This note provides an overview of how to apply a gender-responsive approach to DRR planning in the agriculture sector, including five key actions for supporting rural women and men to build resilience in the face of disasters. 8pp.

Developing Gender-Sensitive Value Chains: A guiding framework

(FAO, 2016)

Part of the FAO series on sustainable food value chain development, this publication aims to facilitate the systematic integration of gender equality dimensions into value chain development programmes and projects. It brings together key concepts and concrete guiding principles towards a common approach for work on gender-sensitive value chain development. 52 pp.


How can women control water?

(FAO, 2016)

This publication explores issues related to women’s participation in water governance and lessons learned in the water sector, particlarly with respect to addressing gender issues in national policies and legislation. It also provides recommendations on the way forward, and a list of relevant tools for capacity development and project planning. 8 pp.


CFS Forum on Women's Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

25 September 2017


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