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(FAO, 2019)

The aim of this paper is to bring rural communities, women and other marginalized groups at the centre of discussions on ICTs. Advances in this field have made available increasing quantity of information to more people than ever before, shaping their social, cultural, economic and political life. The ability to access and make use of these resources often marks the difference between those who thrive and those who are left behind. Rural women and men in developing and least developed countries have the lowest levels of access to ICTs, and they mostly remain an afterthought in ICT policy and private sector outreach. 17 pp.

(FAO, 2019)

This strategy defines the priorities, roles and responsibilities of FAO’s regional, sub-regional and country offices in gender mainstreaming and is supplemented by an action plan which includes time-bound outcomes, outputs and activities. 36 pp.

(FAO, 2019)

This paper gives an overview on the nature and extent of the digital divide, highlighting the issues that are of keen importance to rural women and men. It provides a few examples of FAO’s work in support to rural women and men and key international agreements that promote inclusive approaches to ICT4D. It also illustrates the actions that need to be taken to ensure that global development efforts are inclusive and sustainable. 76 pp.

(FAO, 2019)

In this report FAO, Royal Tropical Institute of the Netherlands (KIT) and TWIN present the gender inequalities in the cocoa and coffee sectors and the underlying causes. The report also shows how these inequalities can be addressed systematically and features case studies focusing on: women’s participation and leadership in producer organizations, women’s access to land, the household approach and innovations in extension services. 104 pp.