Gender
(FAO, 2019)

This assessment analyses the agricultural and rural sector of The Gambia from a gender perspective at the macro (policy), meso (institutional) and micro (community and household) levels, in order to identify gender inequalities in access to critical productive resources, assets, services and opportunities. The assessment identifies the needs and constraints of both women and men in selected Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) areas of competence as well as priorities and gaps. It provides recommendations and guidance to promote gender sensitivity of future programming and projects. 102 pp.

(FAO, 2019)

This brief introduces key steps, for policy makers and project implementation partners, to address the labour constraints of smallholders through the introduction of technologies that save labour and are women-friendly. The brief also identifies four factors of constraint in the environment that often hinder the uptake of technologies. It presents some FAO examples and illustrates strategies and actions that can be implemented to overcome them. 8 pp.

(FAO, 2019)

This paper looks at the principal characteristics of rural transformation and the current lives of young rural women in East and Southern Africa and identifies key actions necessary to ensure they have equal opportunities to participate in, and benefit from, the process of rural transformation. 44 pp.

(FAO, 2019)

This guidance document outlines the gender data gaps in agriculture. It also provides data sources to support the collection of sex-disaggregated data and indicators that can be used to measure the gender dimensions in agriculture. 48 pp.