This infographic shows women’s access to financial and productive resources, decision-making fora, knowledge, technology, land, water, services and markets, illustrating the link to food security and climate change.

This infographic shows how empowering and investing in rural women can significantly increase productivity, reduce hunger and malnutrition and improve rural livelihoods. Farmers, workers, entrepreneurs, care-givers, bread-winners, bread-makers, mothers, wives or daughters, women are the backbone of the rural economy, especially in the developing world.

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CFS 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




FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations