Gender

Publications

01/04/2023

This issue brief aims to highlight the benefits of adopting the gender transformative approach (GTA) in small-scale fisheries (SSF) projects and initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa. It serves as an introduction for various stakeholders wishing to gain an initial understanding of how to embed the GTA in fisheries programming. 40 pp.

01/04/2023

This assessment aims to shed light on the different contributions and benefits of women and men in relation to agricultural roles, responsibilities and resources, focusing mainly on productive agricultural resources, including water, to inform more efficient, equitable and gender-responsive programmes in the future. 72 pp.

01/04/2023

In alignment with the FAO Policy on Gender Equality 2020–2030, the Assessment describes women’s and men’s specific roles and opportunities in agriculture, and explores the impact of existing gender inequalities on both women’s empowerment and rural development. 8 pp.

01/03/2023

This fact-sheet aims to promote the dynamism of women processors of fishery products in West Africa with regards to organization, processing, commercialization and diversification aspects. 4 pp.

01/03/2023

The purpose of the initiative is to make farmers’ experiences more visible, and not only demonstrate the impact of FFS programmes, but also use these experiences in future implementations of the FFS approach. 107 pp.

01/03/2023

This report presents the design and results of a baseline survey with respect to a FAO project focusing on empowering women in small-scale fisheries. The project supports the implementation of the SSF Guidelines, giving particular attention to the post-harvest sector in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa: Ghana, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania. 98 pp.

01/03/2023

This brief, jointly developed by the FAO Regional Office for Africa and the FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa, aims to trigger a critical reflection on the concept of “inclusive” agribusiness and propose a new definition that highlights the importance of considering gender equality and women’s empowerment as an integral component of agribusiness development. 36 pp.

01/03/2023

This publication aims to raise gender awareness and providing guidance to FAO staff working in the field of biodiversity to help them to better identify and address the gender and social dimensions in biodiversity management. 52 pp.