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Contribute to equality, engagement and empowerment for women, young people, indigenous peoples and marginalized groups by:

  • Supporting equitable access to opportunities and protecting human rights

  • Acknowledging the importance of women and young people’s contribution to the FAF sector

  • Recognizing the central role of FAF in promoting inclusive business models to ensure access to employment and entrepreneurship

  • Increasing access to land, resources, services, education, markets and information

  • Addressing increased vulnerability to impacts of natural disasters and climate change

  • Ensuring meaningful participation in decision-making, leadership and partnerships

  • Improving women’s access to education, legal redress and right to organize

  • Providing gender-sensitive extension services to smallholders and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

  • Recognizing women’s key role in family and community food security

  • Facilitating partnerships and networks among civil society organizations, farmers’ groups, indigenous peoples’ groups and women cooperatives

  • Ensuring young people’s access to resources, markets opportunities

To achieve this, consider: