Resources ::: Audios

Step It Up Together with Rural Women to End Hunger and Poverty


16 December 2016, Rome – The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization is hosting a high-level event today at its headquarters in Rome, Italy, to address the structural causes and consequences of gender inequality in rural areas.


CFS Side Event: Women, food security, peace & conflict


14 October 2014, Rome - Side Event during the 41st Committee on World Food Security on women, food security, peace and conflict.


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.

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