Investment in Women Farmers Still Too Low Environmental and agricultural stewardship Women produce 50 percent of agricultural output in Asia, and represent nearly 80 percent of the agricultural labor force in parts of Africa.
It also recognized that increased trade required more coordination and information intelligence at the international level, and that FAO was in a unique position to contribute to this, particularly since marketing of tropical wood and wood products was affected by resource utilization and development.
While particularly stressing the importance of food and nutrition planning with a view to a solution in the long term of the problem of world malnutrition and hunger, the Conference emphasized the need to continue and expand short-term actions undertaken to remedy nutritional deficiencies such as food aid programmes, nutritional education, and fortification of foods with special attention to the role of Vitamin A, and promotion of breast feeding.
Abbakka Raniqueen of coastal Karnataka, led the defence against invading European armies, notably the Portuguese in the 16th century. Europe has 32 today. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The Conference stressed the great importance of forestry to developing countries and agreed that FAO had a major role to play in this area.
The Mughal princesses Jahanara and Zebunnissa were well-known poets, and also influenced the ruling powers. In modern times, many welfare organizations for the women have sprung up. Without any concerted effort from the part of public and private sectors and whole-hearted participation by common people, any effort to reduce greenhouse gas emission will not produce the desired result.
In many developing countries, the disparity is even greater. It is estimated that one year of female schooling would reduce fertility by ten percent. The two factors go together. The Conference agreed that FAO should keep itself informed of the relevant activities undertaken under the Treaty and coordinate its own activities with them.
Several delegates outlined accomplishments, problems and specific needs of rural women within their country's national development efforts. What are the pathways through which girls' education leads to these social gains? The Conference expressed its satisfaction with the content and presentation of this document, and agreed with the general thrust of the policy set out in it, which wee to concentrate on tropical forestry, on the harmonization of forestry with food production and general rural development, on development of pulp and paper industries, and on promotion of trade in forest, products.
The Conference emphasized the need for FAO and WHO to give greater support to these activities in order to accelerate their tempo, and pointed out the particular need to provide increasing technical assistance and advice to developing countries in food legislation, training and strengthening of their food control infrastructure.
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