Gender

Resources ::: Events and seminars

Agricultural cooperatives: a means to achieving food security

2011

In an effort to raise awareness on the contribution of agricultural cooperatives to food security and poverty alleviation -- FAO, WFP and IFAD -- took part in the official launch of The International Year of Cooperatives (IYC) 2012 at UN headquarters in New York on 31 October 2011.

Photo: ©FAO/M. Longari
   

International Women's Day 2011 - Women in Agriculture: Closing the gender gap for development

2011

The findings of FAO's State of Food and Agriculture report 2010-11 (SOFA): "Women in Agriculture: Closing the gender gap for development," were the focus of a high-level roundtable debate organized by the three Rome-based UN agencies - FAO, IFAD and WFP. This video is a short excerpt from the event.

   

ECOSOC Global Preparatory Meeting

2010

The crucial role of women in food production was the focus of this ECOSOC Global Preparatory Meeting entitled: "Who Feeds the World in 2010 and Beyond? - Rural women as Agents of Change and Champions of Global Food Security".

   
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Forum on Women's Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

25 September 2017

 

 

Participatory Information and Communication

 

 

Gender and Climate Change Programme

 

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 

 

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