-Women give full speed

-Without women forests and society will only go on half speed, Satu-Marja Tenhiälä said when she presented the IFFA statement on food security and gender.

  • Published: 04.05.2017
  • Published by: Ivar Legallais-Korsbakken
  • Tags: #UNFF 12  # food security  # gender  # major group 
  • Satu-Marja Tenhiälä, IFFA, giving statement on food security and gender

    The statement was presented at the 12th session of United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF 12) in New York 3 May 2017. In the statement gender equality and food security were linked. Improved gender equality may increase harvests and reduce famine by 15 per cent.

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