Empowering women

Once there was a female farmer who made cheese in Georgia...

During the 43rd Committee on World Food Security (CFS43), participants discussed farmers, ago-entrepreneurs, and family businesses. There was much talk about women farmers and their importance in rural development. But the question is: where are the women farmers? During the sessions, I was looking forward to finding the young people and women farmers.

Women in action and actions for women

If women want to change their status they need to be the agents of that change. And social change is the goal of the Joint Programme on Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women (RWEE).

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CSW59 – Commission on the Status of Women

The fifty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 March 2015.

Asian Development Bank and FAO Published Report on Women's Empowerment for Food Security

There is a strong causal link between gender-based discrimination and the different channels to food access —through own-production, access to waged employment, or social protection.According to FAO closing gender gap will rise more than 100 million people from chronical hunger as well as increase agricultural output and dcrease yield gaps.The new report issued by Asian Development Bank (ADB)