UN agencies in Rome step up on gender equality to end hunger and poverty



Leaders from the three UN Rome-based agencies, FAO, IFAD, and WFP, today Marked International Women’s Day  by reinforcing their commitments to step up efforts to invest in the capacities of rural women as key agents of change in building a world without hunger. IFAD President Kanayo F. Nwanze said, “We need to face the fact that we will never overcome poverty and hunger without empowering rural women.”