Policy Support and Governance
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Brochure

Ending child labour – The decisive role of agricultural stakeholders

Published: 2017
This note focuses on the important role that agricultural stakeholders can play in the fight against child labour, in the aftermath of the newly released global data on child labour. [...]

Tool

Guidance note. Child labour in agriculture in protracted crises, fragile and humanitarian contexts

Published: 2017
This note provides technical and operational guidance to stakeholders of the agriculture, food security and nutrition sector intervening in protracted crises, fragile and humanitarian contexts to ensure that children are [...]

Guideline

Improving ways to record tenure rights. Governance of Tenure Technical Guide 10

Published: 2017
The FAO Governance of Tenure Technical Guides are part of FAO’s initiative to help develop capacities to improve tenure governance and thereby assist countries in applying the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible [...]

Guideline

Putting the voluntary guidelines on tenure into practice. A learning guide for civil society organizations

Published: 2017
This learning guide was developed in partnership between several divisions of the FAO and FIAN International. The methodology draws upon the one used in the People’s manual on the guidelines on [...]

Project Highlights

Enhancing Livelihoods of Women Dairy Processors in Lebanon

Published: 2017
The agricultural sector in Lebanon is faced by a series of challenges made more acute by the effect of the Syrian crisis on the country, especially in rural areas. Farmers [...]

Case Study

The impact of the shea nut industry on women’s empowerment in Burkina Faso. Social Protection and Forestry Working Paper 3

Published: 2017
This study report, developed in collaboration with the Bright Futures of Burkina Faso, is based on the case study in Burkina Faso. It, through a survey of 183 women and [...]

Policy Brief

What role can Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services play in realizing gender equality and improved nutrition? FSN Forum No. 141

Published: 2017
This document summarises the online discussion "What role can agricultural extension and advisory services play in realizing gender equality and improved nutrition?" which invited to reflect on the role that [...]

Global Framework

Food security, sustaining peace and gender equality: conceptual framework and future directions. SP5 discussion paper

Published: 2017
This study offers a framework to better understand how addressing the specific priorities of men and women in nutrition and food interventions in conflict-affected contexts may shape peacebuilding processes and [...]

Policy Dialogue

Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition – Advancing knowledge, Supporting policy-making, Impacting lives

Published: 2017
Published for the FSN’s 10th anniversary, this booklet presents the Forum’s work. It shows how its activities support FAO in tackling poverty and hunger through knowledge sharing, capacity development and [...]

Guideline

Towards Gender-Equitable Small-Scale Fisheries Governance and Development. A Handbook. In Support of the Implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication

Published: 2017
These Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication have been developed as a complement to the 1995 FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible [...]