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Mainstreaming Gender in Covid-19 recovery responses of Agri-food sectors and rural areas" a side-event co-organized by the UfM and the CIHEAM during the 5th Women4Mediterranean Conference (19/11/2020)

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UN International Rural Women's Day - 15 October

UN International Rural Women's Day - 15 October | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Celebrated on the 15 October, the International Day of Rural Women recognizes the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security, and eradicating rural poverty.

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UN: Invest in rural women, help them build resilience to future crises

UN: Invest in rural women, help them build resilience to future crises | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The COVID-19 pandemic has now affected more than half the world’s women farmers with restrictions on movement, the closure of shops and markets, and disruption to their supply chains”, Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message for the International Day of Rural Women.
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IFAD President calls on Member States

IFAD President calls on Member States | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), called on its 177 Member States to help the Fund reach its goal of doubling its impact on the lives of the world’s most marginalized people by 2030.  
“With extreme weather, conflict, fragility and migration threatening our food systems, we need to invest more in the rural people who grow our food,” said Houngbo. “We have just 10 years to reach our global targets of eradicating extreme poverty and hunger. That means stepping up our investments where poverty and hunger is concentrated – in rural areas.”

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