Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum)

Gender

Consultation

Consultation for the development of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

To guide progress on gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment, CFSat its 46th Session in October 2019 decided to develop Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition. CFS now invites all actors involved in addressing food insecurity and malnutrition to provide feedback on the Zero Draft of the Guidelines.

Reports and briefs

Leaving no one behind - A Regional Outlook on Gender and Agrifood Systems

In Africa, women are critical agents of change in the fight against rural poverty, hunger and malnutrition. They are the backbone of their households, communities, and rural economies covering important roles in food production, processing and marketing, and also in the nutrition of the family...

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Summaries of consultations

Mainstreaming gender for sustainable soil management

This document summarizes the online discussion Mainstreaming gender for sustainable soil management, held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 23 September to 25 October 2019. The discussion was facilitated by Ilaria Sisto and Ronald Vargas from FAO and aimed to...

Summaries of consultations

Eradicating extreme poverty: What is the role of agriculture?

This document summarizes the online discussion Eradicating extreme poverty: What is the role of agriculture? which was held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 3 to 24 April 2018. The discussion was facilitated by Ana Paula de la O Campos and Maya Takagi of FAO...

Summaries of consultations

Rural women: striving for gender transformative impacts

In March 2018, at the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), once again the spotlight will be focused on addressing the specific challenges and opportunities faced by rural women and girls. As part of the preparations for CSW, FAO – together with IFAD, UN Women and WFP – ran an online...