Resources ::: Publications

Addressing Women's Work Burden (Factsheet)

(FAO, 2016)

This factsheet highlights women's time poverty and discusses their triple work burden: in the household, as producers and at community level. It introduces labour saving technologies, practices and services as potential solutions, while also describing constraints that women may face in access and adoption. A concluding section presents the way forward as addressed by FAO, IFAD and UNIDO. 4 pp.

Gender and Rural Development in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Key Issues

(FAO, 2016)

Produced as part of the process of identification of key issues in gender and rural development for the preparation of the Regional Gender Strategy approved by the Assistant Director-General of FAO's Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, this document provides a brief overview of key issues affecting the status of rural women in the region. 28 pp.

A Gender-responsive Approach to Climate-Smart Agriculture: Evidence and guidance for practitioners

(FAO, 2016)

Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (GACSA) Practice Briefs provide practical operational information on climate-smart agricultural practices. Taking a gender-responsive approach to Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) means that the particular needs, priorities, and realities of men and women are recognized and adequately addressed in the design and application of CSA so that both men and women can equally benefit. 9 pp.

The Impact of Gender Policy Processes on the Right to Food

(FAO, 2016)

A brief overview of food insecurity in Cambodia, along with an analysis of national policies relevant to food security and gender equality, particularly with regard to the intersection of national gender policies and the ongoing process of administrative decentralization. 4 pp.




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