Gender

Resources ::: Audios

Invisible guardians: Women manage livestock diversity

5/11/2012

A new FAO study entitled Invisible Guardians: Women manage livestock diversity argues that women livestock keepers worldwide must be recognized as the major actors in efforts to arrest the decline of indigenous breeds, which are crucial for rural food security and animal genetics. This clip is from an interview with Ilse Köhler Rollefson, author of this study.

   

Collaborative Partnership on Forestry commemorates Kenyan and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

27/9/2012

The 21st Session of FAO’s Committee on Forestry (COFO), was also the occasion to honor the life and work of Kenyan and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Wangari Muta Maathai, on the first anniversary of her death in 2011.

   

Rio+20: Sustainable empowerment of women’s rights to land

19/6/2012

The International Land Coalition (ILC) supports five community-based projects promoting the legal empowerment of rural women. Ahead of the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development, projects piloted innovative ways to enhance women’s land rights, identifying models for replication and scaling up as well.

   

International Women's Day 2012

9/3/2012

The theme this year: “Empower Rural Women, End Hunger and Poverty” focuses on the role that rural women play in ensuring food security. In this audio, learn how women farmers in northern Côte d’Ivoire are playing a key role in reducing poverty.

   

International Women's Day 2012: Town hall meeting to present FAO's new Policy on Gender Equality

8/3/2012

Listen to FAO Director-General Graziano da Silva and Marcela Villarreal, Director, Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division, present FAO's Policy on Gender Equality.

   
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FAO policy on gender equality

 

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Gender and Land Rights Database

 


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