SEAGA ::: Publications

Passport to mainstreaming gender in water programmes

(FAO/Gewamed/GWA, 2012)

The International Decade for Action, “Water for Life” (2005-2015) and the UN-Millennium Development Goals both call for women’s and men’s participation and involvement in waterrelated development efforts. This booklet has been developed to help field staff mainstream gender issues in the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of water management projects for agricultural production. 64 pp.

Training guide: Gender and climate change research in agriculture and food security for rural development

(FAO/CCAFS, 2012)

This guide provides users with resources and tools for collecting, analysing and sharing gender-sensitive information about agricultural communities, households and individual household members who are facing climatic changes. 135 pp.

SEAGA for emergency and rehabilitation programmes

P. Bessuges, G. Bloom, T. Fileccia, A. Graham and I. Sisto (FAO/ WFP, 2008)

Aimed at ensuring effective humanitarian assistance by emphasizing the importance of a gender perspective in emergency operations and by assisting emergency specialists in gender-sensitive planning. 189pp.

Addressing HIV/AIDS through agriculture and natural resource sectors: A guide to extension workers

(FAO, 2006)

The agriculture and natural resource sectors present a unique opportunity to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic in predominantly rural economies. The purpose of the guide is to enable extension workers to address the rural epidemic through agriculture and natural resource sector initiatives. 83 pp.

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