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(FAO, 2019)

On the basis of interviews, farm visits and data collection, this study identifies the factors that enabled a small farmers’ association to become more effective in the value chain of their products, including through stronger partnerships with buyers and suppliers. 28 pp.

Ethiopia: National gender profile of agriculture and rural livelihoods

This assessment analyses the agricultural and rural sectors with the aim to explore the situation of rural women compared to men, and to understand the extent to which rural women are able to realize their rights and potential in those areas where the FAO is mandated to assist the country. 88 pp.

Equal access to resources and power for food security in the face of climate change

This infographic shows women’s access to financial and productive resources, decision-making fora, knowledge, technology, land, water, services and markets, illustrating the link to food security and climate change.

Rural women and the Millennium Development Goals

In the developing world, women are the backbone of rural economies. Yet, with only a few exceptions, rural women fare worse than rural men and urban women and men for every MDG indicator for which data are available.

The video covers some of the activities of vocational training and on the job trainings held under the programme Resilience building via Increased Livelihoods Opportunities and strengthened Social Cohesion for Syrian refugees and Host Communities.
Malika Martini, Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development Officer, FAO, talks about the Rome-based agencies global work to tackle inequalities that discriminate against women and girls.
5 July 2017, Rome – A special event on gender equality and women's empowerment on the sidelines of the 40th Session of the FAO Conference.