Nurturing Connections© was developed and piloted by Helen Keller International (HKI) in 2012. It has been adapted for homestead food production and nutrition and tested in market development initiatives. This publication describes how the curriculum seeks to challenge and transform inequalities related to power relations, traditions and socio-cultural norms that can pose an obstacle to achieving better nutrition and production outcomes. 8 pp.


This publication builds on the experience with Oxfam Novib, a total of 51 ongoing IFAD-supported projects across 26 countries that have some activities related to household methodologies (GALS being the most widely used and innovative household methodology), 37 of which are currently under implementation. 11 pp.


The main objective of this exercise has been to collect and analyze the experiences of Farmer field schools (FFS)/Agro-pastoralist field school (APFS) members, graduates, and practitioners in relation to gender equality, social inclusion, and individual and community empowerment, as well as changes to these as a result of participation in an FFS/APFS. 107 pp.


The publication is the second and last publication of the WCA 2010 round and reviews the various methodologies and practices regarding census modalities, enumeration methods and techniques (including use of technology), census frames, coverage and scope, data processing and tabulation, data quality and dissemination. In addition, it portrays an international comparison of census results, with key structural variables that are not available elsewhere. 242 pp.


The third issue of the RNE Gender Newsletter features stories from Lebanon, West Bank Gaza, Sudan, Syria and Yemen that focus on gender dimensions of field programmes and on sharing impactful human stories. In addition, the newsletter provides an opening article highlighting the mobile app competition that was done by FAO in collaboration with Arab Women Organization (AWO) in Cairo. 9 pp.


This paper summarizes the findings from three related phases of FAO's Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) programme,  implemented  as  a  pilot  project  in  2018. The methodology used relied on the context analysis of the critical  aspects influencing and hindering women ́s land rights. 30 pp.


This publication explores and discusses women’s and men’s experiences in agriculture and food security in the region. 5 pp.


This project was designed to foster the creation of a food-secure environment that would improve access to food and increase local knowledge of nutrition primarily to women and children. The overall objectives of the project were to build capacities, to improve and increase food production and income generating activities, to raise awareness of health and nutrition, and to create a monitoring and evaluation system to track the results of project interventions. 2 pp.