"In fact those principles were developed jointly by UN Global Compact and UN Women so they aim at serving women in business. You are right that they should be used more widely. I will see if my organization would be willing to endorse them."
"You are right Crispim and according to the World Bank only 16.2% of ministerial-level positions are held by women worldwide, leaving women with little power at policy level. This has a huge impact on the ability of governments to provide…"
"You can find many case studies on our website relating to women's empowerment in rural areas, like this one on Agriculture and Enterprise Skills for Women Smallholder Farmers.
The fertilizer industry, for example, is looking for innovative…"
"In rural areas and in agriculture, in some régions, women account for most of the workforce but are not as productive because they don't have access to the necessary productive resources (land titles, access to water, inputs, knowledge).…"
"Innovation requires both a private and a public effort. One of the main challenges faced by innovators in implementing their revolutionary products or business models is the multitude of local and regional contexts that make it difficult to apply a…"
"It's a great point Sampath because the ag value chain needs all actors to Partner together and benefit from a more successful agricultural sector. So connecting farmers, ag-input industries, processors, retails, research organizations and…"
"I think innovation will come from new models for extension services. And the new models will be mixes between public and private. In many input industries, we see the companies themselves doing the knowledge sharing and even training extension…"
"When it comes to agriculture and rural livelihoods, I think the most impactful innovative models have to do with extension and best practice dissemination. They are essential to closing the yield gap. By increasing production smallholder farmers can…"
Great to be part of the panel today. I'm Morgane Danielou. I represent the Farming First coalition. We are an network of 130 organizations representing the world’s farmers, scientists, engineers and industry as well as…"
Farming First is a coalition of multi-stakeholder organisations, not an organisation. The coalition exists to articulate, endorse and promote practical, actionable programmes and activities to further sustainable agricultural development worldwide.
Topics on my radar:
Agriculture, Nutrition, Partnerships
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