FSN Online Discussion- Rural Women: Striving for Gender Transformative Impacts

July 24, 2017

Kanchan Lama, WOCAN Board of Member, responded to the online discussion, led by FAO with IFAD, UNWomen and WFP. The main objective of this online discussion is to highlight critical gaps and priority areas for action on how to accelerate gender transformative impacts for rural women.

Kanchan emphasized the need to support women farmers’ association, help them manage federations; provide young women farmers technologies for communication and marketing besides production to achieve gender transformative impacts. She also highlighted the need to engage both women and men of the same family in gender sensitization courses and encourage integrated development planning processes among various agencies for collaborative planning in food security nutrition purposes.