This policy brief examines the role of the AfCFTA in addressing gender-related challenges in trade facilitation faced by women agripreneurs and traders across sub-Saharan Africa. 11 pp.


This issue of the FAO Europe and Central Asia Gender Newsletter explores the need for gender-responsive action in addressing the war in Ukraine, earthquakes and drought risk in the region, a regional gender and social protection workshop with gender experts and why necessity for agroecology. 7 pp.


This brief outlines how closing the gender gap and ensuring equal access to agricultural support services is a priority in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as well as in the Near East and North Africa (NENA), where FAO has made a strong commitment to promoting efficient, inclusive and sustainable agrifood value chain development, with particular attention to the inclusion and empowerment of rural women and youth. 26 pp.


This flyer presents the gender responsive approach to mechanization piloted in Benin. 2 pp.


This guide is designed for programme formulators and implementers, and monitoring and evaluation specialists responsible for creating and implementing M&E frameworks and systems for food security, agriculture and nutrition programmes. 44 pp.


This report provides the latest data, lessons learned and recommendations for policy and decision makers about gender in agrifood systems. It reviews and analyzes women’s opportunities and constraints in economic and social processes, while taking stock and assessing progress made in closing a series of gender gaps. It provides compelling examples of policies and programmes with a review of what has worked, and specific recommendations about how to do more, and better. 16 pages.


Moving beyond agriculture, The status of women in agrifood systems reflects not only on how gender equality and women’s empowerment are central to the transition towards sustainable and resilient agrifood systems but also on how the transformation of agrifood systems can contribute to gender equality and women’s empowerment. 264 pages.


This flyer summarizes points from the 2023 flagship report The status of women in agrifood systems outlines the challenges women have accessing resources, information, services and opportunities. 2 pages.