Gender Equality In Agriculture Vital To Ending Poverty, Hunger Worldwide, Experts Say

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Boosting women farmers would dramatically cut world hunger — experts
“If women farmers were given the same access to land, tools, and credit as men, the boost to crop yields would dramatically cut world hunger, but this must be done fast before climate change closes the window of opportunity, hunger experts said on Friday…” (Whiting, 12/17).

U.N. News Centre: Gender equality is ‘critical ingredient’ in fight against poverty and hunger — U.N. agriculture chief
“…Speaking at a high-level event co-organized by FAO, the European Commission, and the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union in collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Food Programme (WFP) and U.N. Women, [FAO Director-General José] Graziano da Silva said achieving gender equality is the ‘critical ingredient’ to ending poverty and hunger…” (12/16).

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