Gender

Resources ::: Videos

Livestock, life and livelihoods among women and men in East Africa

2012

This film provides an overview of the contribution of livestock to livelihoods in rural communities, particularly for women. Stories from Ethiopia and Kenya show how poor men and women use and accumulate livestock to pull themselves out of poverty and food insecurity.

   

Gender and rural microfinance: A learning route in Uganda

2012

FAO in collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and PROCASUR launched an initiative to strengthen women's access to micro financial services. The objective of this activity was also to target practitioners of the rural microfinance industry and assist them with generating effective microfinance programs for both women and men.

   

Closing the gap between men and women in agriculture

2011

The world cannot eliminate hunger without closing the gap between men and women in agriculture. With equal access to productive resources and services, such as land, water and credit, women farmers can produce 20 to 30 percent more food, enough to lift 150 million people out of hunger.

   

Lifting the veil on Tunisia’s clam fisheries (length: 3' 06'')

2011

Most rural women living around the Gulf of Gabes derive their main livelihood from beach clam fishing, so FAO and its partners are actively working to strengthen their role in this fisheries subsector.

   

Lifting the veil on Tunisia’s clam fisheries (length: 14' 01'')

2011

Most rural women living around the Gulf of Gabes derive their main livelihood from beach clam fishing, so FAO and its partners are actively working to strengthen their role in this fisheries subsector.

   
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