Gender, agriculture and rural development in Georgia | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
December 2018
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ISBN 978-92-5-130804-2
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© FAO, 2018

FAO is committed to reducing gender inequalities through its interventions, and this gender assessment has been produced as part of its broader efforts to generate evidence and knowledge in compliance with its Policy on Gender Equality. This assessment highlights the challenges, gaps and practices in the area of gender and agriculture and rural development in Georgia that need to be considered by policy-makers and project managers in their decision-making and their implementation of development interventions. The main gender inequalities in Georgia are reiterated in this assessment. These include: the gap between policies, legislation and their implementation; the gender gap in earnings; the vertical and horizontal gender-based segregation in employment; the widespread of gender stereotypes; the rigid division of gender roles and decision-making at all levels, and other systemic issues. This gender assessment identifies the need for further research in a wide range of areas within gender, food security and agriculture areas. Based on the review of the main challenges, the assessment report suggests a set of recommendations for FAO, but also policymakers, programme and project implementers, as well as wider groups of practitioners and service providers in agriculture and rural development.