-Women give full speed
-Without women forests and society will only go on half speed, Satu-Marja Tenhiälä said when she presented the IFFA statement on food security and gender.
|Satu-Marja Tenhiälä, IFFA, giving statement on food security and gender|
The statement was presented at the 12th session of United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF 12) in New York 3 May 2017. In the statement gender equality and food security were linked. Improved gender equality may increase harvests and reduce famine by 15 per cent.