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Bite-sized stories: determination and decisions in Gujarat and Lesotho

16/6/2014
A set of stories that illustrate some of the challenges that rural women farmers face every day, the determined and dynamic ways in which they decide to deal with them, and the ways in their ingenuity and perseverance lead to greater food security, economic empowerment and long-term benefits for themselves and for their families.

Empowering women in agriculture

7/3/2014
International Women’s Day event at FAO eyes role of gender equality in ending hunger and fostering sustainable food systems

Bite-sized stories: how rural women farmers are solving problems in Gujarat, India

15/10/2013
A set of stories that illustrate, through real life examples, how rural women farmers in Gujarat, India found solutions to some of the challenges they faced.

Women are main guardians of crucial livestock diversity

5/11/2012
New study argues that to succeed, breed conservation efforts must empower women.

UN Women, FAO, IFAD and WFP: empowerment of women in rural areas is pre-requisite for global food security

27/9/2012
UN Women and the three Rome-based United Nations agencies working on food and agriculture today launched a joint programme to empower poor rural women through economic integration and food security initiatives.
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