Ethiopia has combined its fourth and fifth reports to the United Nations Committee that monitors the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). This report outlines the status of women in Ethiopia and initiatives on the part of all government and non-governmental actors to address the goals set out by CEDAW. Institutional commitments to address gender issues are in place. However, the socioeconomic status of women, particularly in rural areas, remains lower in Ethiopia's male-biased social structures.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsOctober, 2002Ethiopia, Southern Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Nepal, El Salvador, Mali, Belarus, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Austria, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Malawi, Cape Verde, Switzerland, Kenya, Hungary, Madagascar, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, Argentina, Senegal
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2012Rwanda, Egypt, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Italy, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Europe, Africa
Desde 1996, la FAO y el Gobierno de Italia han colaborado en un ambicioso proyecto que se realiza a lo largo de la cuenca del r?o m?s largo del mundo. ?Productos informativos sobre los recursos h?dricos de la cuenca del Nilo? fue el nombre con el que se design? la suma global de tres proyectos consecutivos llevados a cabo en diez pa?ses de la cuenca del Nilo. Tras su conclusión oficial, en octubre de 2011, el proyecto fue entregado a la Iniciativa de la Cuenca del Nilo, una organización intergubernamental creada en 1999 que tiene su sede en Entebbe (Uganda).
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2006Egypt, Mali, Chile, China, Indonesia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Panama, Kenya, Morocco, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Japan, Italy, India, Bhutan, Paraguay, Mexico, Asia
This Project Brief provides key findings, lessons and policy implications drawn from the research programme entitled ‘Socio-Economic Analysis and Policy Implications of the Roles of Agriculture in Developing Countries’ (ROA Project) implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations from 2000 to 2006.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2016Kenya, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Gambia, Fiji, Haiti, Italy, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger
Capacity development is at the heart of Action Against Desertification’s efforts to combat land degradation, desertification and drought. A capacity development strategy is in place to strengthen the capacities of individuals and organizations in sustainable land management and restoration, and to support the establishment of an enabling policy and legal environment at local, national, and regional level to increase the impact and ensure sustainability of activities carried out under Action Against Desertification.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Morocco, Tunisia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Ghana, Mali, Sierra Leone, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, China, Mongolia, Nepal
83 regularly-updated country profiles that provide information on national policy and legal frameworks related to gender and land rights Gender and land-related statistics from national agricultural censuses and household surveys available through maps, tables and graphs A Legislation Assessment Tool for genderequitable land tenure (LAT) to support the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines of the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forestry in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT). Online discussions on selected topics
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Mali, Burundi, Namibia, Sao Tome and Principe, Congo, Guinea, Ethiopia, Niger, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Madagascar, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Botswana, South Sudan, Chad, Gabon, Kenya, Africa
FAO established a presence in Equatorial Guinea more than 30 years ago with the opening of a country office in Malabo. In June 2013, cooperation was strengthened with the establishment of a Partnership and Liaison Office and the appointment of the first FAO Representative in the country
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2016Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Mali, Niger, Madagascar, Africa
Water management by smallholders, including all forms of informal irrigation, private, water farming, fishing, etc, has a significant potential for development which is still largely untapped. This project funded by IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development) and implemented by FAO and IWMI is an opportunity to understand the conditions of success for the development of all forms of small-scale agricultural water management and to improve the efficiency and performance of the development projects.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsApril, 2016Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Senegal, Gambia, Ethiopia, Niger, Italy
This flyer offers an overview on the main outcomes of the five-days workshop "Drylands Monitoring Week 2015": a roadmap for collaborative action in the drylands, and the “Rome Promise”.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMarch, 2016France, Nigeria, Belgium, Nepal, Burundi, Germany, Guatemala, United Kingdom, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Italy, Niger, Malawi, Switzerland, Kenya, South Africa, Finland, Uganda, Somalia, Myanmar, Senegal
Four years since the Voluntary Guidelines were endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security as the global consensus on improving tenure, their principles and processes are inspiring people around the world to take action. With wide ownership by governments, civil society and the private sector, they represent an unbiased framework in which new conversations on tenure are taking place, new skills are being developed, and new policies are being influenced in participatory ways.
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