FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia

Seeds and knowledge: agroecology to strengthen the autonomy of rural women

Virtual event (webinar), 17/06/2022 - 17/06/2022

13:00 – 15:00 CEST

FAO and Schola Campesina Aps are hosting a subregional webinar on promising practices of women’s economic empowerment in Eastern Europe through gender-sensitive value chain development for sustainable agrifood systems. The webinar will also foster discussion about the role of regional and national networks in promoting gender equality and agroecology for sustainable and inclusive food systems.

Participants will review the available evidence and the advancement made in achieving SDG 5 on Gender Equality and discuss promising practices in addressing inequalities by creating opportunities for women.

The workshop will be held in English with simultaneous interpretation in Russian.