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(FAO, 2018)

In FAO gender policy, a gender country assessment is one of the requirements for mainstreaming gender in national agricultural and rural development policy processes. This assessment involved a comprehensive desk review and a gap analysis, and field work that included focus group discussions, key stakeholder interviews and observations. 88 pp.

(FAO, 2018)

This brochure presents the key findings and recommendations of the study entitled “the Regional Outlook on Gender and Agri-food Systems,” which was jointly conducted by the FAO and the African Union Commission. The brochure describes gender gaps in (i) access to and control over productive resources and opportunities, (ii) influence and collective capacity, and (iii) agricultural policies, investment and rural context. Additional analysis on progress and good practices across countries in Africa informed the brochure further to provide recommendations and next steps to move from commitments to collective actions. 28 pp.

(FAO, 2018)

As part of FAO’s wider efforts to collect, analyse and disseminate promising practices on gender mainstreaming, this publication focuses on case studies from five member countries of the European Union (EU), illustrating how gender equality issues can be addressed in agriculture and rural development policies (including fisheries and aquaculture, forestry and livestock), as well as in programmes and practices. 112 pp.

(FAO, 2018)

This assessment identifies gender inequalities in access to critical productive resources, assets, services and opportunities in the Republic of the Philippines. In particular, it identifies priorities and gaps in selected areas of FAO mandate. At the same time, it highlights opportunities for promoting gender equality in agriculture and rural development as well as strengthening rural women’s social and economic empowerment. 72 pp.