Resources: Sharpening the Focus on Gender in Agriculture, UN Food and Agriculture Organization Toolkit

A new FAO toolkit aims to sharpen the focus of anti-hunger and development efforts by helping countries gather more accurate information on differences between men and women in agriculture.  The Agri-Gender Database, developed in response to a request from the African Commission on Agricultural Statistics (AFCAS), offers step-by-step, example-driven guidance on how to collect gender statistics, or sex-disaggregated data, in agriculture.  It is designed for a wide range of users who influence development planning, from agricultural statisticians and researchers to policy planners and gender advocates.

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