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(FAO, 1996)

The objective of the workshop was to increase attention to women as important actors in the field of agricultural engineering. It was organized jointly with AGROTEC, a programme based in Zimbabwe that addressed gender issues in its work on smallholder agricultural technologies.

J. Rouse (FAO, 1996)

The focus of this research is to document the impact of the FAO People's Participation Programme (PPP), which began in Zambia in 1983. The programme has helped to increase the effectiveness of many rural services and development initiatives by forming solid groups in which women are actively participating.

(FAO, 1996)

As breeding grounds for democracy and participation, cooperatives can be used to empower women by enhancing and upgrading their specific knowledge and capacities. They also play an important role in teaching methods of group decision-taking, and developing trust and self-assurance.

J. M. Geran (FAO, 1996)

This paper reports on some of the accomplishments achieved by the FAO People's Participation Programme (PPP). In particular, it focuses on the successful promotion of women's participation in various development initiatives in the Western Province, Zambia.