Gender

Resources ::: Videos

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.

   

Gender equality and rural empowerment: Exchange of experiences in Guatemala and El Salvador

2011

This video documents gender mainstreaming initiatives and experiences and activities to strengthen the capacities of rural women in Guatemala and El Salvador.

   
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