Technology: Electronic conferencing and gender

Joitske Hulsebosch

There are gender differences in the use of internet. The study looks at e-conferences in the field of water supply and sanitation in Kenya, Columbia, Russia, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, India and Ghana. The potential and use of electronic conferencing: a study of women's involvement in a global context looks at steps that can be taken by e-conference organizers to promote greater participation by women in the south.

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Poultry for Progress and the Chicken of Change

Nancy White

Poultry production can contribute to the MDGs around poverty, hunger, education, gender empowerment, health, and even reduction in HIV/AIDS. Oil lamp incubators were developed by women in Bangladesh. One of my jobs a few weeks ago was to facilitate sessions at the Rome Share Fair.

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