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(FAO, 2018)

This publication aims to help policy-makers, project designers and field practitioners to conceptualize the nexus between gender equality and food loss while offering practical guidance and tools for integrating gender concerns into the planning and implementation of food loss studies, as well as related interventions and strategies. 56 pp.

Equal access to resources and power for food security in the face of climate change

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.

Rural women and the Millennium Development Goals

In the developing world, women are the backbone of rural economies. Yet, with only a few exceptions, rural women fare worse than rural men and urban women and men for every MDG indicator for which data are available.

A look at the life of Telvina, an indigenous woman of the Wounaan Community in Panama. There are some 185 million indigenous women in the world, belonging to more than 5 000 different indigenous groups. They play an important role in eradicating hunger and malnutrition, yet there are still limitations in the recognition and exercise of their rights.
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.
5 July 2017, Rome – A special event on gender equality and women's empowerment on the sidelines of the 40th Session of the FAO Conference.