EVENT: Step it up together with rural women to end hunger and poverty

FAO, IFAD, and WFP cordially invite you to the joint celebrations of 2017 International Women’s Day. The event will held on Wednesday 8th March 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m (Rome time) and webcast is open to participation: http://www.fao.org/webcast/home/en/item/4310/icode/ As the UN-wide theme for IWD 2017 is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by >> Read more

IFAD, FAO, and WFP celebration for International Women’s Day

The International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have the pleasure to invite you to join them in celebrating the 2016 International Women’s Day at WFP Headquarters in Rome, Italy. The joint International Women’s Day event will take place on Tuesday, 08 March 2016 from >> Read more

News:Status of Female Farmers Rises During Food Crisis

The women who grow more than half the world's agricultural produce have gained international recognition and aid since the start of the global food crisis in 2007.(..)Last March in two counties in northern Liberia, the World Food Programme, known as WFP, began purchasing rice from local communities for school nutrition programs, rather than importing food >> Read more