Women's Role in Food Security and Sustainable Development

Partnership between Rural and Urban Women
Thursday, 1 March, 2012 - 12:30 to 14:00
The Drew Room, Ground Floor room at the CCUN
777 UN Plaza
New York, NY 10017
United States

NGO Parallel Event - 56th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women


  • Rural Women Empowerment & Life Improvement AssociationMs HAGIWARA Satomi [JAPAN] Representative of Farm Inn Sagiyama
  • Ms. Sheila Marshman [USA] Chair of the Department of Agricultural Business, Agricultural Science and Dairy Management at Morrisville State College. New York Agri-Women
  • Ms Chieko SERIZAWA [JAPAN] Chairman of the Event and Activity, Pan-Pacific and South-East Asia Women’s Association of Japan (PPSEAWA)
  • Ms. Olayinka Adeleke [NIGERIA] Executive Secretary, Center for Women Reproductive and Child Right
  • Moderator: Ms. Kazuko KANO [JAPAN] President of Pan-Pacific and South-East Asia Women’s Association of Japan (PPSEAWA)

Organized by: Rural Women Empowerment and Life Improvement Association (WELI)

New York Agri-Women

Sponsored by: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan through Network of Rural Women Entrepreneurship

Supported by: New York Agri-Women, PPSEAWA Japan Group