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    Concept, tools and applications

    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2011
    Global

    Creating food security, dealing with climate change and promoting economic growth are the challenges facing rural regions of developing countries. Raising agricultural production and making it sustainable are keys to success in coping with these challenges. Land is a pivotal factor of strategies to develop rural areas.

  2. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2011
    Global

    The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) encouraged FAO at its VII Session to promote the recognition of indigenous peoples’ territorial rights.

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    Integrating gender into communication for development

    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2011
    Africa

    Meeting food security, nutrition and gender equality objectives entails applying development approaches that allow rural communities to participate and take control of their future. Of the many approaches used by FAO, there is one that is particularly effective at enabling the most marginalised groups, including women, to take ownership of their development and achieve economic and social empowerment: introducing gender into communication for development.

  4. Library Resource

    Achieving Secure Tenure for Women and Men

    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2008
    Global

    This publication, from the Global Land Tool Network, presents a mechanism for effective inclusion of women and men in land tool development and outlines methodologies and strategies for systematically developing land tools that are responsive to both women and men’s needs. Equal property rights for women and men are fundamental to social and economic gender equality. However, women often face discrimination in formal, informal and customary systems of land tenure.


  5. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2006
    Global

    Securing the rights of both women and men to land is essential for sustainable rural development, social equity and economic growth. Today women are the major agricultural producers at the household level. Yet their rights are often marginalized and can be lost in development projects unless gender-inclusive practices are implemented. This guide focuses on gender relations and how their structure may affect access to land.

  6. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2010
    Global

    This toolbox is based on materials developed for the International Land Coalition's project in Eastern and Southern Africa entitled "Securing Women's Access to Land: Linking Research and Action". The core of this project was action-oriented research carried out by partners in seven countries with a view to using research results in advocacy. The capacity-building activities to support partners included advocacy workshops on which this toolbox is based.

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    A Training Manual

    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2008
    Global

    This guide specifically seeks to promote women's reproductive rights in India but presents methods and specific participatory tools that can be adapted to other issues  and contexts, like women's land rights.

    [From the FAO website] This training initiative provides a space to young women and girls to question and challange existing inequitable gender norms; promote positive constructs of gender and identity; improve their understanding about their body; their feelings and sexuality; and promote sexual and reproductive health.

  8. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2000
    Global

    Taking the step from appraisal to action using planning techniques that respond to the needs expressed by women and men.

    This is a module for project planning from a gender perspective. It outlines experiences learned by various projects in Central America and provides practical guidleines for how to manage gender equity in the plannig process of a project.

    You can download this module from the International Union for Conservation of Nature's website (IUCN).

  9. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2007
    Global

    This handbook is based on the experiences of the Huairou Commission the Women's Land Link Africa in using community mapping with groups of women. Community mapping allows grassroots women to assess and record the community's needs and assets and to imagine new solutions to the issues they are facing. The handbook provides through and practical guidelines for various community mapping methods.

    You can find this publication on the website of the Huairou Commission.

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