The Women, Land and Food event hosted by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USAID, and Landesa on October 27, 2015, examined the challenges, programming lessons and evidence demonstrating the profound link between land rights, food security and women’s empowerment. Now, you can further explore related event content:
- Watch a recording of the full discussion
- View exclusive interviews with Susan Markham and Chris Jochnick
- Browse the image gallery of Women, Land and Food in action
- Get answers to some of the questions we didn’t have time to answer at the event
A growing body of evidence indicates a profound link between stronger women’s land rights and a variety of critical development issues, including enhanced food security and improved household nutrition. And the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of ending poverty, global food security and gender equality all have secure land rights and resources as key underlying components.