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Guidelines for the improvement of statistics on women [RSS feed item]

A practical guide to amending national agricultural survey programmes in order to improve the collection and dissemination of adequate gender-disaggregated data.

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Proceedings from AGROTEC/FAO workshop: Gender and agricultural engineering [RSS feed item]

The objective of the workshop was to increase attention to women as important actors in the field of agricultural engineering. It was organized jointly with AGROTEC, a programme based in Zimbabwe that addressed gender issues in its work on smallholder agricultural technologies.

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Empowering Zambian rural women through small farmer groups [RSS feed item]

The focus of this research is to document the impact of the FAO People's Participation Programme (PPP), which began in Zambia in 1983. The programme has helped to increase the effectiveness of many rural services and development initiatives by forming solid groups in which women are actively participating.

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Effects of group formation on rural women's access to services in Western Province, Zambia [RSS feed item]

This paper reports on some of the accomplishments achieved by the FAO People's Participation Programme (PPP). In particular, it focuses on the successful promotion of women's participation in various development initiatives in the Western Province, Zambia.

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The gender dimension in rural cooperatives [RSS feed item]

As breeding grounds for democracy and participation, cooperatives can be used to empower women by enhancing and upgrading their specific knowledge and capacities. They also play an important role in teaching methods of group decision-taking, and developing trust and self-assurance.

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Gender issues in agricultural and rural development policy in Asia and the Pacific [RSS feed item]

This document presents the proceedings, major findings and recommendations that emerged from the Regional Expert Consultation on Gender Issues in Agricultural and Rural Development Policy in Asia and the Pacific, which was held in the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific from 1-5 November, 1993.

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Development policy and strategy for the benefit of rural women [RSS feed item]

The present document is a critical analysis of the lines of collaboration set up between African governments and FAO with a view to organizing action to improve the integration of women in development.

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Uganda:The socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS on rural families with an emphasis on youth [RSS feed item]

This report analyzes the effect of HIV/AIDS on rural families with special attention to the situation of rural youth.

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Farming systems development: A participatory approach to helping small-scale farmers [RSS feed item]

The purpose of this publication is to promote the use of farming systems development (FSD) techniques in identifying appropriate ways to help small-scale farming households improve their productivity and levels of living in an equitable and sustainable manner. 52 pp.

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The legal status of rural women in nineteen Latin American countries [RSS feed item]

This book presents the historical background to rural women's subordination in law in Latin America and also contains previously unpublished case studies on Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Mexico and Venezuela.

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