Webinars and Events
Policy Dialogue: Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 and Gender-Responsive Policymaking in Agriculture and Food Systems during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Virtual Event, 15/11/2021
This Policy Dialogue presents recent findings from Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Uganda, and Zambia on the gendered-differentiated impacts of COVID-19 on men and women in rural areas and the agricultural sector and offers a forum for policymakers to discuss the findings and explore important elements for the design and implementation of gender-responsive policies and programmes th...
Parliamentarian Action #6 | Gender equality action for climate resilient food systems: parliamentarians' perspectives
Virtual Event, 29/09/2021
The sixth virtual dialogue allowed for an exchange of experiences and lessons for strengthening gender-responsive and climate-resilient food systems, in addition to the expected role of parliamentarians in Africa.
Virtual Event, 01/07/2021
In this webinar, experts in financial inclusion and women’s empowerment share examples of transformative approaches that can improve access to financial products and services for rural women. This event was co-hosted by FAO and IFAD.
Parliamentarian Action #5 | Alternative Approaches to Collateral to Increase Women’s Access to Rural and Agricultural Finance
Virtual Event, 29/06/2021
This virtual dialogue of the Parliamentarians Actions for Gender Equality and Resilient Food Systems in Response to Covid-19 series discusses the perceived and actual risks of agricultural lending by formal financial institutions and how this situation is exacerbated for rural women, who often do not inherit and possess assets or properties that can be accepted by formal financial institutions ...
Virtual Event, 22/06/2021
The fifth and final webinar in the “Community Engagement Days” series, provides examples of how community engagement and collective action function as key drivers of successful rural development strategies, programmes and projects.
Virtual Event, 27/05/2021
The event co-hosted in partnership with FAO, IFAD, UN Women, WFP and the Swedish International Development Cooperation (Sida), brought together partners to deliberate on the evaluation findings of the first phase of a five-year multi-agency global initiative, 'Accelerating Progress towards Rural Women's Economic Empowerment’.
Virtual Event, 27/05/2021
The third in a series, in the framework of the Subprogramme Empowering women in food systems and strengthening the local capacities and resilience of SIDS in the agri-food sector, this webinar showcases innovative practices linking gender equality, climate change a...
Virtual Event, 22/04/2021
This webinar is part of the series of five webinars called “Community Engagement Days.” This third webinar aims at examining the role of community engagement approaches in strengthening resilience and facilitating peacebuilding in conflict-affected and fragile contexts.