This book, edited in Spanish and English by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), compiles written pieces by 28 authors who, from very diverse perspectives, examine the status of rural women and their real contribution to agriculture and development in rural areas.
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) recognizes the fact that, in order to fulfill its mission, it must foster gender equality and the incorporation of youth into agricultural and rural development processes.
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture - IICA
As the specialized agency of the Inter-American System for agriculture, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) supports the efforts of the Member States to achieve agricultural development and rural well-being.
The UN Women Training Centre eLearning Campus is a global and innovative online platform for training for gender equality. It is open to everybody interested in using training or learning as a means to advance gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s rights.
The Observatory analyses the fulfillment of international gender-equality goals and targets and increase their visibility by making strategic gender inequality indicators and analytical tools for policymaking available to Government and maintaining up-to-date oversight of women’s physical, economic and political-decision-making as it pertains to gender equality.
We work to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, we help improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. Our aim is to achieve development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way.