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Workshop on gender roles and issues in artisanal fisheries in West Africa [RSS feed item]

A collection of documents presented at the above workshop. They are summaries of indvidual reports, which cover issues such as women's income generating activities and sanitation conditions of women and children in fishing communities. 47 pp.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
5/6/1997
Cross-sectoral responses to HIV/AIDS: Impacts of HIV/AIDS on food security and rural livelihoods [RSS feed item]

This brochure presents some key findings from HIV/AIDS impacts surveys in rural areas in Namibia, Uganda and Zambia. 8 pp.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
30/7/1996
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.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
28/6/1996
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.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
20/6/1996
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.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
19/1/1996
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.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
10/1/1996
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.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
10/1/1996
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.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
21/6/1995
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.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
19/6/1995
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.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
12/7/1994

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