FAO SDG Indicator 5.a.1 - Equal tenure rights for women on agricultural land


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.


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


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