WOCAN at the Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture 2016
Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 9:00pm
Abidah Setyowati, WOCAN Core Associate, will be discussing “Empowering Women in Agriculture” during the Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture 2016 on 26 April in Jakarta, Indonesia. The will explore innovative and collaborative approaches to improving agricultural productivity and environmental sustainability across key commodity value chains. Global leaders will gather from business, government and NGOs to make recommendations for increasing agricultural productivity, whilst improving rural livelihoods and reducing environmental impacts. Agricultural commodities addressed will include – rice; coffee; corn; dairy; palm oil and sugar. Working groups will produce recommendations on sustainable land use, equitable opportunity for small-holder farmers, increasing productivity and improving rural livelihoods.