FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva's message on International Women's Day


A message from José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on the occasion of International Women's Day 2017.

Women play an important role in agriculture and food systems. Achieving gender equality and empowering women are crucial ingredients in the fight against extreme poverty, hunger and malnutrition, said José Graziano da Silva.