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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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Collective Bargaining for Employment Conditions

Published: 2017
Collective agreements aim to define the contractual employment relationship between the union and the employer in a given economic sector . They involve the participation of workers' representatives and employer’s [...]


Food Insecurity Experience Scale – Voices of the Hungry

Published: 2017
Measuring food insecurity through people's experiences The Voices of the Hungry project has launched a tool called the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES) which can be used to gather information about [...]


Strategic Work of FAO to Reduce Rural Poverty

Published: 2017
FAO helps countries achieve SDG1 (No poverty) and SDG2 (Zero hunger) by improving the livelihoods of poor and extreme poor rural people, including smallholders and family farmers.

Issue paper

Gender, Rural Livelihoods and Forestry. Assessment of Gender Issues in Kosovo's Forestry

Published: 2017
The main purposes of this research are to identify and analyse the role of women and men in the forestry sector in Kosovo, and women’s and men’s ownership and use [...]


Joyce - A Kenyan Fish Farming Entrepreneur

Published: 2017
This video tells the story of Joyce, an inspiring and entrepreneurial Kenyan fish farmer who has overcome many challenges to develop a thriving Tilapia and Catfish farming business. FAO and [...]

Case study

Women's Empowerment in Aquaculture in Bangladesh and Indonesia: Insights from Four Case Studies

Published: 2017
This factsheet contributes to FAO Organizational Strategic Objective 1 "Eradicate hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition", Strategic Objective 2 "Increase and improve provision of goods and services from agriculture, forestry and [...]