Topic outline

  • This course focuses on SDG Indicator 5.a.1, which is one of two indicators that focus on women’s ownership and/or control over agricultural land. As this is a statistical based indicator, after introducing its key concepts, definitions and rationale, the course offers detailed guidance both on data collection and manipulation, and computation of the various sub-indicators.


      • System Requirements

        The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of the major browsers, such as Chrome, Safari, Edge and Firefox.

        The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

        • Audience

          The target audience of this course includes:

          • Directors and senior staff of national statistical offices
          • Statisticians of national statistical offices
          • FAO regional statisticians
          • Policy makers or advisors
          • Representatives from legal and human rights institutions

          • You will learn about

            • Experience-based food security measurement, and its role in the SDGs
            • Explanation of the key phrases used within the 5.a.1 Indicator
            • Suitable data sources to use and selection processes and questions to capture the reference population, including harmonization with other SDG indicators
            • Data manipulation and computing of Indicator 5.a.1

            • Course structure

              The course consists of 4 lessons, ranging from approximately 30 to 40 minutes duration each:

              • Lesson 1 – Introduction to indicator on equal tenure rights for women on agricultural land
              • Lesson 2 – Definitions
              • Lesson 3 – Collecting the data
              • Lesson 4 – Computing the 5.a.1 Indicator

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