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presents the historical background to rural women's subordination in law in Latin America and also contains previously unpublished case studies on Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Mexico and Venezuela.

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Rural households and sustainability: Integrating environmental and gender concerns into home economics curricula [RSS feed item]

A technical document to help government planners and extension staff integrate environmental concerns into home economics and agricultural curricula.

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Extension "woman to woman" - Training peasant women liaisons to reach peasant women [RSS feed item]

This booklet is one of a series of publications produced by the Women in Agricultural Production and Rural Development Service of the FAO. The series has the aim of presenting successful models of development work and generating discussion around strategies for continued grassroots work with rural women.

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Gender analysis for forestry development planning [RSS feed item]

This video is a training package for forestry planners that draws attention to the different roles, concerns and priorities of women and men, which must be addressed before embarking on any forestry activity.

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Agricultural extension and farm women in the 1980s [RSS feed item]

A presentation on the status of women in agricultural extension work in the 1980s. It has been prepared for general users, including agricultural and rural development policy-makers, agricultural extension personnel, and researchers. 93 pp.

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Integrating gender considerations into FAO forestry projects [RSS feed item]

This document presents guidelines that help focus the project cycle on local people's concerns. It also examines how taking gender issues into account can contribute to the success and sustainability of a project.

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A field guide for project design and implementation: Women in community forestry [RSS feed item]

This field guide focuses on practical ways to include women in project design and implementation. It is meant to facilitate discussion, offer options and promote action on behalf of women in the forestry sector.

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