Webinars and Events
Hybrid Event, 13/04/2023
In 2011, the FAO State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2010–11 made the “business case” for addressing gender inequalities and empowering women in agriculture and rural employment. Much has changed since then, and while closing the gender gap in productivity is still important, it is no longer enough, as women’s participation in agrifood systems is changing and is now more complex than ever b...
Virtual Event, 06/12/2022
Under the auspices of the FAO Technical Network on Gender, the Cross-cutting Themes on Gender, Youth and Inclusivity, with support by Professor Olena Hankivsky, Simon Fraser University School of Public Policy, are organizing a joint webinar on: Intersectionality and its opportunities for FAO’s work.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women | 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
Virtual Event, 23/11/2022
For the opening of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence FAO, in collaboration with IFAD and WFP, hosts a virtual event that discusses the gender dimensions of the current global crises, including the recent food and energy crises, focusing on aspects related to gender-based violence.
LAUNCH EVENT | Guide to formulating gendered social norms indicators in the context of food security and nutrition
Virtual Event, 21/07/2022
During this webinar, the EU-RBA Joint Programme on Gender Transformative Approaches for Food Security and Nutrition (JP GTA) launch a new guide on how to formulate indicators to measure changes in gendered social norms in the context of food ...
ICTs for Well-Being, Inclusion and Resilience: through digital skills for youth and women in agriculture
Virtual Event, 02/06/2022
The session highlights the main insights from the “Status of Digital Agriculture in 47 Sub-Saharan Africa countries” report, and s...
Hybrid Event, 27/05/2022
The main objective of the event is to discuss the ways to ensure a stronger gender lens in food systems transformation, promote and support gender equality in access to all productive resources, apply a gender lens to the effects of conflicts on food insecurity and ensure that women are central in food security solutions.
Measuring What Matters: 10 Years of the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index, why has it mattered, and what’s next?
Virtual Event, 24/03/2022
The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) is the first-ever direct measure of women’s empowerment and inclusion in the agriculture sector. This event provides an opportunity to discuss country experiences in using the WEAI, identify policy-relevant and actionable WEAI-based insights that countries and partners would like to see for the Women’s Empowermen...
Virtual Event, 23/03/2022
This event launches a new phase of the JP RWEE that will even further enhance its holistic approach to advancing rural women’s economic empowerment by integrating a climate resilience lens to tackle deep rooted social norms which limit women’s participation and leadership in rural communities including through applying gender transformative approaches.