Sustainable Development Goals

Regional Capacity Development Workshop on Gender Statistics

17/11/2020 - 19/11/2020

The Regional Capacity Development Workshop will draw on FAO’s knowledge and experience on gender, agriculture and statistics to provide in depth training on SDG Indicators 5.a.1 and 5.a.2 and on the collection and analysis of gender statistics and indicators relevant for agriculture and food security which are essential for successful SDG implementation.

Outcome

1. Strengthen national capacities to report on and monitor SDGs 5.a.1 and 5.a.2
2. Strengthen capacity to collect, compile, and report on gender statistics and indicators for agriculture and food security.
3. Support institutional strengthening for development and use of gender statistics within the statistical system .
Specific Learning Objectives
1. Understand the international context informing SDG 5, as well as the opportunities that this presents at country-level.
2. Understand gender statistics frameworks relevant to agriculture.
3. Understand the rationale, use, methodologies and tools for monitoring SDG 5.a.1 and 5.a.2.
4. Understand the rationale, use, methodologies and tools for compilation of selected gender indicators relevant to agriculture.
5. Build capacity of technical staff of countries and agencies on the compilation and interpretation of SDG 5.a.1 through presentations and hands-on exercises.
6. Build capacity of technical staff of countries and agencies on the compilation and interpretation of selected gender statistics and indicators for agriculture through presentations and hands-on exercises.
7. Share experience and lessons learned at country-level in relation to the development and incorporation of gender into the agriculture statistics system.
8. Discuss and identify priority institutional requirements for mainstreaming agriculture-gender statistics into the national statistical system.

Participants

The training is aimed at national officials working on gender or gender-related statistics in Ministries of Agriculture, National Statistics Offices or other ministries producing gender statistics related to agriculture. The workshop is also targeted at SDGs coordinators and/or officials responsible for producing and disseminating data for the annual SDG reporting (particularly SDG 5-related indicators).

Working languages

The working language will be English. Interpretation services between English and Arabic will be provided.

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