Vicki Wilde on the Benefits of Women’s Agricultural Empowerment

Vicki Wilde, senior program officer at the Gates Foundation, explains the importance of women’s role in the agriculture sector and the need to ensure that their voices are heard.

Tambra Stevenson on Transforming the Nutrition World & Empowering Youth

Food Tank sat down with WANDA founder and CEO Tambra Stevenson to discuss how her background in nutrition combined with her commitment to youth and female empowerment is changing the food system.

Changing Women’s Lives in Ivory Coast

In West Africa where the percentage of women in poverty is growing, new technologies and crop varieties developed by the region’s leading researchers bring new opportunities for women and youths in terms of food and livelihood security.

Celebrating Rural Women’s Vital Contribution to Agriculture

October 15 is the United Nations’ International Day of Rural Women, a day to celebrate and honor the invaluable contributions of rural women to agricultural and rural development.

Women-Led Sustainable Farming Model Wins United Nations Equator Prize

The United Nations 2017 Equator Prize has been awarded to 15 local and indigenous communities across Africa, Asia, and Latin America, including Swayam Shikshan Prayog from India for its unique women-led sustainable farming model.

Women’s Empowerment Is Central to Food and Nutrition Security

BCFN Alumni Gianna Bonis-Profumo research explores the link between women’s empowerment in agriculture and household nutrition outcomes in Timor-Leste.