By Cesarie Kantarama, Regional 1st Vice-President of the East African Farmers Federation, Women smallholder farmer from Rwanda
Speech at October 9 event at IFAD on Women’s Empowerment: Solutions at the Nexus of Agriculture, Nutrition and Enterprise
Power imbalances between man and woman can easily impair the benefits and incentives of women to get involved in agricultural supply chains. As a result of the combined efforts of social and cultural norms, women have limited access to:
FAO and CEMA join forces - initial focus is on capacity building in Africa
FAO and the European Agricultural Machinery Industry Association CEMA , an international non-profit organisation, today forged a new partnership that aims to promote wider use of sustainable agricultural mechanization in developing countries.
Robynne Anderson represented the IAFN on the panel of the side-event on Oceans 14: Implementing the Samoa Pathway and SDG 14 by SIDS through Public-Private Partnerships, organized by the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands, in collaboration with the United Nations Office of the High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS).
Following on from the highly successful global summit on food fortification earlier this month, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Business Network and Devex are hosting a unique high level panel event today, September 24, 2015, to tie in with the United Nations 70th General Assembly. The event will be live streamed throughout.