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Participation and information: The key to gender-responsive agricultural policy [RSS feed item]

This paper discusses how participatory approaches and information can facilitate the formulation of gender-responsive plans and strategies. It also attempts to answer the question of why a gender perspective is important for agricultural and economic development policy and planning.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
10/6/1999
Gender database for agriculture and resource management policies in Pacific Island countries [RSS feed item]

This paper examines the integration of gender considerations into the agricultural policies of selected Pacific Island countries to achieve sustained household food security.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
10/6/1999
High level Consultation on Rural Women and Information: Gender issues in land tenure [RSS feed item]

This paper highlights gender-related land tenure and land administration issues. It focuses on the rationale and opportunities for enhancing women's rights to land and other natural resources.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
8/6/1999
The Phantom Statistic [RSS feed item]

Reducing the gender data gap in agricultural statistics is crucial, because sex disaggregated data can be used to produce tangible and sustainable improvements to the quality of rural life at the household, community, and national level.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
13/4/1999
Dimitra Newsletter 2 [RSS feed item]

This issue of the Dimitra newsletter introduces three African partner organizations of the Dimitra Project. These organizations, which have already started to collect information in their respective sub-regions, present important information on their activities, objectives and overall goals. 12 pp.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
1/4/1999
Filling the Data Gap: Gender-sensitive statistics for agricultural development [RSS feed item]

This publication aims to raise awareness among policy-makers to the benefits of collecting sex-disaggregated information for use in the policy-making process.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
14/1/1999
Dimitra Newsletter 1 [RSS feed item]

The first issue of the Dimitra newsletter contains key information on the history, aims and objectives of the Dimitra Project.  One of the main goals of the project is to systematically emphasise the multiple roles and essential contribution made by rural women to the development of their country. 4 pp.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
1/10/1998
Male involvement in reproductive health: Incorporating gender throughout the life cycle [RSS feed item]

This paper looks into the socio-cultural aspects that shape male perspectives, based on the socially-embedded gender relations in the different stages of the life cycle. It makes use of this knowledge to suggest ways to increase men's involvement in reproductive health issues and to improve services.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
6/8/1998
The household livelihood security concept [RSS feed item]

This paper examines the household livelihood security concept: a tool for understanding poverty, malnutrition and the complex strategies adopted by food insecure households for survival.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
1/7/1998
Village chicken production systems in rural Africa: Household food security and gender issues [RSS feed item]

This publication presents the results of a field study on village poultry production. It demonstrates that, when enhanced, it can have a special impact in increasing household food security and gender equity. 81 pp.

Posted by Anonymous (not verified)
25/6/1998

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