Gender in Climate-Smart Agriculture: new module launched at CFS

“Gender in Climate-Smart Agriculture,” the latest module of the Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook, was launched today during a side event of the 42nd session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in Rome. The publication provides comprehensive guidance on mainstreaming gender in climate-smart agriculture (CSA).

The Power of the Adolescent Girl: FAO, UN, global community mark International Day of the Girl Child

There are nearly 600 million girls aged 10 to 19 in the world today. As the global community marks the International Day of the Girl Child this week, FAO recognizes the enormous potential of adolescent girls to transform rural communities and play their part in creating a more food secure, sustainable and equitable world.

Afghanistan: Launch of National Strategy on Women in Agriculture Development

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations have this week launched a “National Strategy on Women in Agriculture Development”.

Mainstreaming gender in South Africa and beyond: a people-centered approach

Her Excellency the Honourable Baleka Mbete, Speaker of Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, delivered a special address this week at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), on gender mainstreaming in the African region and beyond.

Empowering rural women: a solution to end hunger

FAO’s Deputy Director of Social Protection, Brave Ndisale, spoke on behalf of the Organization at this year’s Conference on Tropical and Subtropical Agricultural and Natural Resource Management (Tropentag 2015) in Berlin, Germany.
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