IFAD Headquarters, International Womens Day 2018 – Empowering rural

Rome, 08 March 2018 – IFAD Headquarters, International Womens Day 2018 – Empowering rural
Women and girls through ICTs. Welcome remarks by Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of IFAD; Statement by Kostas Stamoulis, Assistant Director-General Economic and Social Development Department, FAO; Keynote speech by Danielle Nierenberg, President and Founder of Food Tank; Panel discussion Empowering rural women and girls through ICTs – Testimonials from the field with Kamolrat Intaratat, Founder and Executive Director, The Research Center of Communication and Development Knowledge Management, Thailand (FAO implementing partner); Filipa Costa, Fundación Capital, Mozambique (IFAD implementing partner); Silvana Giuffrida, Senior Programme and Policy Officer, WFP and moderated by Joanne Levitan, Communication Officer, IFAD; Closing remarks by Amir Abdulla, Deputy Executive Director, WFP 
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