Gender
(FAO, 2021)

This legal brief discusses the role of national legislation in supporting women’s empowerment in agriculture and food security. It explores the conditions needed for legislation to achieve positive social change, highlights successful legal measures taken, and suggests steps legislators can take to strengthen women’s opportunities to participate in, benefit from, and achieve empowerment in food and agriculture. 10 pp.

(FAO, 2021)

This quarterly issue features case studies from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan. It introduces programmes that provide training in methods of modern beekeeping, livestock strategy, gender and gender equality. These programmes will contribute to the sustainable economic development of rural women and their communities as the economic empowerment of rural women is critical for the continued improvement of agriculture and the further development of the rural sector. 8 pp.

(FAO, 2021)

This publication addresses the steps required to ensure that rights to land are accurately recorded and protected and how land registration systems should identify and address the barriers that women face in securing their rights. It highlights some of the key considerations for strengthening gender equality in land  registration in Southeast Europe and some of the lessons learnt from the cooperation between land registration offices and notaries in the region. 42 pp.

(FAO, 2021)

This report highlights the important role played by women in Somalia’s agricultural sector and reveals gender disparities in access to critical agriculture and rural resources, knowledge, opportunities, services and markets. It explores the existing gender relations and gaps in the various sub sectors of agriculture, and their possible causes and impact on food and nutrition security, and makes policy recommendations to address them. 64 pp.