Gender
(FAO, 2020)

In Bangladesh, the FAO Upazila to Community (U2C) initiative believes that by giving training on vaccination, biosecurity and surveillance to women, who are usually the custodians of livestock, it is possible to improve livestock health and ensure food security in their communities. This happened with Helena, a 35-year-old poultry farmer, wife and mother-of-three, who became a community vaccinator after taking the training delivered by an Upazila livestock officer. 2 pp.

(FAO, 2020)

This fact sheet describes the course that helps raise awareness about the importance of addressing gender equality in food and nutrition security and agricultural policy and programming. It also provides concrete skills and tools that can be used in real-life policy and programming situations. 2 pp.

(FAO, 2020)

This publication provides programmatic guidance on integrating a gender lens in FAO's response to COVID-19. With the imposed  social isolation and heightened social and economic pressures, women and girls’ vulnerability to domestic violence is projected to increase. In addition, this publication identifies key areas and actions that could be considered in FAO’s efforts to strengthen the resilience of farming households and communities and promote sustainable, resilient and gender-responsive food systems. 9 pp.

(FAO, 2020)

This report describes a FAO initiative that sought to involve women and youth in responsible investment in agriculture and food systems (RAI) in Ghana. The initiative has involved discussions on an online forum where a wide group of people deliberated on issues that are relevant for women and youth in agriculture. Additionally, field visits, workshops, and a study on women and youth-led agribusinesses have been conducted. The report presents summaries of the discussions that took place in the forum. 40 pp.