Gender

Resources ::: Statements

FAO-Gender & Pesticides: Elisabetta Tagliati

2017

Elisabetta Tagliati, FAO Programme Officer, Rotterdam Convention, explains the challenges and risks that rural families, especially women, across the developing world face in coming into contact with pesticides both while working in agriculture and at home.

   

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva's message on International Women's Day

2017

Women play an important role in agriculture and food systems. Achieving gender equality and empowering women are crucial ingredients in the fight against extreme poverty, hunger and malnutrition, said José Graziano da Silva.

   

FAO Policy Series: Rural Poverty Reduction

2017

Maya Takagi, Deputy Leader of the FAO Strategic Programme on Rural Poverty Reduction, and Ana Paula De La O Campos, Programme Adviser, together explain the importance of agriculture in poverty reduction and in improving rural lives.

   

Stepping it up with rural women – Interview with Dono Abdurazakova

2016

Dono Abdurazakova, Senior Gender and Social Protection Specialist in FAO's Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, discusses the situation for rural women in the region, reflecting on FAO’s work to date and on future activities for gender equality and women's empowerment.

   

Stepping it up with rural women – Interview with Malika A-Martini

2016

Malika A-Martini, FAO's Regional Gender Officer for the Near East and North Africa, discusses the situation for rural women in the region, reflecting on FAO’s work to date and on future activities for gender equality and women's empowerment.

   
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Gender and Climate Change Programme

 

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 

 

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