Gender

Publications

22/07/2022

The role of women in fetching, preserving and managing productive and non-productive water often goes unrecognized and understudied. 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. 76 pp.

20/07/2022

This document seeks to enrich the knowledge and evidence base on gender, food systems and resilience in the SIDS of the Caribbean, the Pacific, the Atlantic, the Indian Ocean and South China Sea (AIS) region and explores the interconnections between gender equality, climate resilience and agrifood value chains in SIDS, from a food systems perspective. 80 pp.

29/06/2022

This document summarizes the online Consultation for the development of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the context of Food Security and Nutrition held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 16 September to 30 November 2021. 15 pp.

23/06/2022

This fact sheet supports a series of videos created to promote peer-to-peer learning. The videos can be used as training tools to help share knowledge and learning on best practices in small-scale fishing communities. 1 pp.

23/06/2022

This fact sheet supports a series of videos created to promote peer-to-peer learning. The videos were created under the FAO project “Empowering women in fisheries for sustainable food systems”, financed by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad). The videos can be used as training tools to help share knowledge and learning on best practices in small-scale fishing communities. 1 pp.

23/06/2022

The ‘Water for Peace in Yemen’ project aimed at contributing to the mitigation of water-based conflicts that have affected agriculture, with the inclusion of women as conflict-resolution agents. The evaluation found that the project's main achievements were the institutionalization of this role through the water user associations (WUAs) and strengthening the role of women within their communities. 44 pp.

23/06/2022

The fact-sheet is a short summary of the project, communicating with the general public the project objectives, areas of focus, types of intervention and implementing partners in a simple language. 2 pp.

20/06/2022

Each issue of FAO Europe and Central Asia Gender Newsletter explores and discusses women’s and men’s experiences in agriculture and food security in the region familiarizes the reader with relevant FAO activities and initiatives. 5 pp.