The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations joins the rest of the world in celebrating the International Women's Day 2018. In Rome FAO, joins other Rome Based Agencies (RBAs) on a...
In celebrating the "International Women's Day' (IWD 2018) FAO, IFAD and WFP have organized this year’s annual event on how media and ICT can empower rural women and girls to transform their lives....
Gender imbalance exists with women and girls most affected
Technology, ICTs in particular, promise to leverage farming practices
Examples of projects where ICTs have been used by women...
The subject of technology and gender has intrigued many interested with ICTs in agriculture. GSMA recently published a report entitled, “Mapping the mobile money gender gap: insight from Cote D’...
The USAID has launched the Gender and Information Communication Technology Survey Toolkit which was prepared in collaboration with its partners.
It was noted that over 1.7 billion women in low and...
International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. From a development point of view, the idea of this theme is to consider how...
Grameen America announced a collaboration with Citi and Mastercard to provide financial technology solutions that will assist low-income minority women entrepreneurs. The aim is to improve the...
Can ICTs make the youth stay in agriculture? FAO and partners established that rural youth are the future of food security, yet the challenge is that few young people see a future for themselves in...
FAO, in collaboration with LIRNEasia and the International Development Research Centre published the USE OF MOBILE PHONES BY THE RURAL POOR - Gender perspectives from selected Asian countries.
"Mobile phones are important tools for enhancing the lives of women in low- and middle-income countries. Mobile phones help women feel safer and more connected, save time and money, and access...