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FAO's new strategic objective: gender equity

23/11/2009
FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf: "Women’s empowerment and gender equality are fundamental to FAO’s vision of a world free of hunger and malnutrition"

Grassroots women meet face-to-face with women leaders

17/11/2009
Nereide Segala Coelho, a Brazilian farmer, was among rural women from Africa, Asia and Latin America who exchanged ideas at a meeting with women ministers and diplomats

Our new website on gender mainstreaming

12/11/2009
The new site will contribute to a series of global initiatives, focused on ensuring world food security, by highlighting the fundamental role of gender equity in eliminating hunger and poverty

Global platform for food security revitalized

20/10/2009
Faced with rising world hunger and in response to calls for greater coherence and coordination, members of the FAO Committee on World Food Security (CFS) have agreed on a wide-ranging reform, FAO announced today.

Agriculture to 2050: The challenges ahead

12/10/2009
Agriculture must become more productive if it is to feed a much larger world population while responding to the daunting environmental challenges ahead, FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf said here today.
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