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Passport to mainstreaming gender in water programmes. Key questions for interventions in the agricultural sector

Passport to mainstreaming gender in water programmes. Key questions for interventions in the agricultural sector
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). June 2013
  • This booklet was developed for field staff involved in water management projects. It is in pocket format, so that professionals, practitioners and technicians can easily carry it with them. The ultimate beneficiaries are women and men in rural areas who will profit from equal and efficient water distribution, leading to higher yields, improved food security and poverty reduction. The passport focuses on six key issues related to water programmes for agriculture: 1) access to land and water, 2) farming context, 3) multiple use of water, 4) management of irrigation systems, 5) water distribution, irrigation practices and maintenance, and 6) other environmental issues, with specific questions to guide the users in addressing the gender aspects.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Climate change, Drinking water, Gender, Irrigation, Water allocation, Water management, Water quality
  • Main target audience: Agriculture sector, Community project officers, Gender specialists, Local communities, Project managers, Water managers
  • Main purpose: Guidance, Training
  • Type of resource: Glossary, Guidebook, Recommendations
  • Download file (1.1 MB)
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