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Promoting Youth and Women Employment in Food Systems across the Rural-urban Continuum - Morning Session

Green Room (FAO Headquarters)
04.02.2019
 Rome time

Over the next 15 years, it is estimated that about 1.6 billion people will reach working age in low and middle-income countries. How can food systems and enhanced rural-urban linkages provide more and better jobs for women and youth? What are the key driving factors and enabling conditions for food systems and enhanced rural-urban linkages to create employment and decent work? What is the role of small cities and rural towns in promoting women and youth employment in the food systems? And what is their role in linking producers to diverse and more equitable markets?

Topics: Education & capacity building,Women & gender
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