Food and Agriculture Statistics

Regional Roundtable "Empowerment of rural women and implementation of SDG indicator 5.a.1 in the Western Balkans"


Organizers: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) regional projects "Legal Reform for Economic Development in the Western Balkans” and “Support to Economic Diversification of Rural Areas in Southeast Europe (SEDRA II)” and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Date: 5-6 October 2023

Time: 09:00–17:00 CET

Mode: Live

Venue: FAO HQ, Rome


Concept Note


This joint event will showcase the good practices and lessons learned from ten years of GIZ and FAO collaboration in the Western Balkans region with a focus on women economic empowerment through equal tenure rights (SDG 5). It will also provide an opportunity for exchange, coordination and networking of the ministries of agriculture and national statistical offices from the Western Balkans to improve gender equality in land ownership and control through collection and usage of gender statistical data in developing national agriculture and rural development policies. 

Photo: ©GIZ