Three women tell the story of their successes through three different FAO projects in Bangladesh: Shipra Bagchi, a shrimp farmer from the Khulna division in the southwest; Monowara Begum, a crop farmer from Mymensingh, in the north; and Eliza Khan, a dairy farmer from the Rajshahi division in central Bangladesh.
As in other countries, the joint programme for Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women (RWEE) in Niger works to improve rural women’s food and nutrition security, increase their incomes, enhance their decision-making power and encourage policy environments that are conducive to their economic empowerment.
Gender in agriculture and rural development: The first of a three-video training toolkit on gender statistics in agriculture, this video discusses the importance of considering gender inequalities in agriculture and rural development.
The importance of gender statistics: This video is the second of the three-video toolkit on gender statistics in agriculture, and discusses the importance of considering gender issues when collecting statistics in agriculture and rural development, as well as some tools to do so.
Gender indicators to better understand the status of rural men and women: This video is the third of the three-video toolkit on gender statistics in agriculture, and introduces different available tools for collecting gender-sensitive statistics and sex-disaggregated data, including the presentation of a proposed core set of gender indicators.