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.

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.