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close this bookRural women and food security: current situation and perspectives. (1998)
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View the documentIntroduction
close this folder1. Agricultural and food security trends worldwide: an overview
View the document1.1 Global
View the document1.2 Africa
View the document1.3 Asia and the Pacific
View the document1.4 Europe
View the document1.5 Latin America and the Caribbean
View the document1.6 The Near East
close this folder2. Women's contributions to agricultural production and food security: current status and perspectives
View the document2.1 Women as food producers
View the document2.2 Women's other contributions to food security
View the document2.3 The ''feminization'' of agriculture
close this folder3. Factors and constraints affecting women's roles in food security
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View the document3.1 ''Gender blindness'' and ''invisibility'' of women's roles in and contributions to food security
View the document3.2 Agricultural development policies and research
View the document3.3 Impact of environmental degradation
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close this folderAfrica
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View the documentIntroduction
close this folder1. Regional trends
View the document1.1 Women's contribution to agricultural production
View the document1.2 Female-headed households
View the document1.3 Access to resources
View the document1.4 Impact of environmental degradation
close this folder2 Overview of NGOs working for women and development in Africa
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View the document2.1 Uganda
View the document2.2 Ethiopia
View the document2.3 Burkina Faso
View the document2.4 Regional networks
close this folder3 Inadequate policy support and impact of sectoral and macroeconomic policies on production and trade
View the document3.1 Inadequate policy support
View the document3.2 Impact of sectoral and macroeconomic policies on production and trade
View the document4 Conclusions
close this folder5 Recommendations
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View the document5.1 Policy, planning and research
View the document5.2 Institutional strengthening
View the document5.3 Direct assistance to rural women
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close this folderAsia
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View the documentIntroduction
close this folder1. Rural women in Asia: current status
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View the document1.1 Women's participation in the labour force
View the document1.2 Women's roles in farming systems
View the document1.3 Rural women and biological diversity
View the document1.4 Rural women in the cash crop sector
View the document1.5 Rural women in fishing communities
View the document1.6 Rural women in the post-harvest sector
View the document1.7 Rural employment and enterprises of rural women
View the document1.8 Female-headed households and rural household production
View the document1.9 Female children and rural household production
close this folder2. Rural women's access to productive resources
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View the document2.1 Land
View the document2.2 Common property resources
View the document2.3 Credit
View the document2.4 Extension service delivery
View the document2.5 Technology
View the document3. Impact of Asian macrotransitions on rural women
View the document4. Institutional support to Asian rural women
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close this folderThe Pacific
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View the documentIntroduction
View the document1. Food security
View the document2. Pacific Islands resources
close this folder3. Pacific rural women in agriculture
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View the document3.1. Rural women in the agricultural labour force
View the document3.2 Rural women in subsistence agriculture
View the document3.3 Rural women in the cash crop sector
View the document3.4 Rural women in rural food marketing
View the document3.5 Rural women and fisheries
View the document3.6 Rural women's social network and access to food
View the document4. Pacific rural women's access to productive resources
close this folder5. Macro-transformations influencing rural women's food sector roles
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View the document5.1 Imported food and household food security
View the document5.2 Natural resource degradation
View the document5.3 Linkages among land pressure, soil fertility and food security
View the document5.4. Plantation economy and migration
View the document5.5 Resettlement schemes, household resource allocation and food security
close this folder6. Organizational support to Pacific rural women
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View the document6.1 Government-sponsored support
View the document6.2 Women's organizations' support for women
View the document7. Conclusions and recommendations
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close this folderEurope
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View the documentIntroduction
close this folder1. Agricultural adjustment in Europe
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View the document1.1 Adjustment in western Europe and the common agricultural policy
View the document1.2 Agricultural transition in the CEEC
close this folder2. Agriculture, food systems and nutrition
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View the document2.1 Food systems and nutrition in western Europe
View the document2.2 Food and nutrition in the CEEC: similarities and divergence
close this folder3. Women in the farming sector
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View the document3.1 Women in agriculture in Western Europe
View the document3.2 Women in agriculture in the CEEC
close this folder4. Pluriactivity in farm adjustment
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View the document4.1 Trends in pluriactivity
View the document4.2 Pluriactivity and risk
View the document4.3 Farm women and pluriactivity
close this folder5. Environment, ecological agriculture and green consumerism
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View the document5.1 Environmental problems related to agriculture
View the document5.2 Organic agriculture and green consumerism in western Europe
View the document5.3 Women and sustainable agriculture and food systems
View the document5.4 Prospects for sustainable agriculture in the CEEC
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close this folderLatin America and the Caribbean
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View the document1. The context of rural development
View the document2. The overall situation of rural women in Latin America and the Caribbean
close this folder3 The situation of rural women by subregion
View the document3.1 central America and the Caribbean
View the document3.2 Andean countries
View the document3.3 The Southern Cone
close this folder4. The social situation of women
View the document4.1 Education
View the document4.2 Health
View the document4.3 Organization and participation
View the document5. Experiences in formulating policy targeting rural women
View the document6. International cooperation initiatives
close this folder7. Recommendations
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View the document7.1 Policies with a gender perspective approach
View the document7.2 Macroeconomic priorities
View the document7.3 Food production
View the document7.4 Food preparation and consumption in households
View the document7.5 Participation and organization of rural women
View the document7.6 Women's social development
View the document7.7 Institutional reform
View the document7.8 Social awareness of gender
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close this folderNear East
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View the documentIntroduction
close this folder1. Food security in the near east region
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View the document1.1 The near east region: a brief overview
View the document1.2 Food security indicators
close this folder2. Women's roles in food production and food security
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View the document2.1 The status of rural women
View the document2.2 Women in food production
View the document2.3 Women and food security
close this folder3 Constraints faced by women farmers
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View the document3.1 Exclusion from power and decision-making
View the document3.2 Poor institutional support
View the document3.3 Lack of land rights
View the document3.4 Lack of credit
View the document3.5 Inappropriate technology
View the document3.6 Insufficient education
View the document3.7 Neglect by agricultural extension services
View the document3.8 Exclusion from research
close this folder4 Conclusions and recommendations in an evolving landscape
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View the document4.1 The importance of research at the farm level
View the document4.2 Improving the educational and health status of women
View the document4.3 Increasing women's productivity by removing barriers to productive resources
View the document4.4 Gender-sensitive policies to increase household food security
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View the documentWorld Food Summit