Gender

Resources ::: Videos

Why Women Matter

2008

Produced for the launch of the Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook, this video highlights women's vital contribution to agricultural production and long-term economic development.

Photo: © FAO/H. Dinh Nam
   

Sustaining the future: Addressing HIV/AIDS and gender issues in agriculture in Malawi

2008

This video gives an overview of FAO's work in Malawi in mitigating the impact of HIV and AIDS on rural communities and the agricultural sector.

Photo: © FAO/J. Spaull
   

When the rain falls

2007

EU-funded FAO gardens help women through Niger’s dry season, allowing them to grow crops for home consumption and sale.

Photo: © FAO/G. Napolitano
   

Harvesting for life

2005

This video explores an innovative schooling system known as Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools, set up by FAO and WFP in response to the orphan crisis in Africa.

Photo: © FAO/G. Bizzarri
   

Sowing seeds of hunger

2003

Over the last decade, HIV/AIDS has had a devastating impact on southern Africa, where up to 80 percent of the population is dependant on small-scale agriculture for their food and livelihood.

   
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FAO policy on gender equality

 

E-learning Course

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 


UN system-wide news
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FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
email: gender@fao.org

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