Brazil’s Women Leaders Meet to Discuss: The Intersection of Interests for Women’s Land Rights
Latin America & the Caribbean
Patrica Chaves and Malcolm Childress
Wednesday, 19th August 2015
Scores of women leaders from across Brazil, including indigenous and Afro-Brazilian, rural and urban, from government and civil society, gathered in Recife, the capital of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco last week to call for concrete indicators focused on women’s economic empowerment to be
On Monday 20 July 2015, in a meeting organised by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) together with other partners in the livestock sector in Tanzania, President Dr Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete launched the Tanzania’s Livestock Modernization Initiative (TLMI).
CFS High level Forum evokes key role of markets for smallholders, but misses critical references to land.
Stefania Battistelli & Edward Searight, ILC Secretariat
Friday, 3rd July 2015
Last week’s High-Level Forum on Connecting Smallholders to Markets hosted in Rome by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) sought to “bring together a wide range of concerned stakeholders to discuss issues, challenges and ways to improve the access of smallholders to markets”.