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Debate: Gender-just food security laws

(FAO, 2015)

This is one in a series of debates from the publication Ten debates on right to food and social protection – Learning from India's experience, which explores major issues related to the development and adoption of India’s National Food Security Act (2013). The debates reflect critical issues for the developent of national food security and social protection strategies and serve as a useful instrument for strategy planning and study. 4 pp.

Research on Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment and Social Protection

(FAO, 2016)

This report summarizes findings from the first PtoP case study on rural women’s economic empowerment. It focuses on the public works component of Rwanda’s Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP) – the Government of Rwanda’s flagship programme for poverty reduction providing countrywide social protection. The research was based on a mixed method approach comprising in-depth qualitative methods and quantitative surveys conducted in Rwanda during the autumn of 2014. 34 pp.

Core Set of Gender Indicators in Agriculture

(FAO, 2016)

Developed in response to data needs identified by member countries, this set of 18 indicators provides guidance on the collection and analysis of sex-disaggregated and gender-sensitive data in agriculture and rural areas. 2 pp.

Qualitative research on women's economic empowerment and social protection: a research guide

(FAO, 2015)

This guide will be used for conducting qualitative research through FAO’s Social Protection and Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment research programme. It describes in detail the sequencing, timing and methodology of the research process, including training, fieldwork preparation and roadmap, key hypotheses, guiding questions and research tools. The guide will also serve as a basis for future FAO research on women’s empowerment and agriculture. 53 pp.




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