Resources ::: Audios

High-level panel discussion at FAO for International Women’s Day


7 March 2014, Rome – High-level experts from the UN and partner organizations gathered at FAO headquarters to discuss "Closing the gender gap in agriculture”.


“Women and Nutrition: Ideas for a Sustainable Future”


14 November 2013, Rome – Prominent leading women in the international community met to discuss the importance of nutrition in the diets of women in developing countries and the implications of neglecting this issue.


Invisible guardians: Women manage livestock diversity


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


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


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.

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