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

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

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

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.

FAO, IFAD, WFP and UN Women launch a five-year multi-agency programme to empower rural women

FAO's Director General José Graziano da Silva, the Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet, the Executive Director of WFP, Ertharin Cousin, and representatives of IFAD participated in a high-level meeting at the WFP headquarters to discuss a 5-year multi-agency programme to empower rural women.

New gender and land profiles shed light on women’s rights in Central Asia

The Gender and Land Rights database (GLRD) launches five new country profiles from Central Asia: Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, available in English and Russian.
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