Ir Arriba

Commemoration of the International Day of the Rural Women

Event Date
2020-10-15
City
San José, Costa Rica
Country

Descripcion

There will be a presentation on the study “The Digital Gender Divide in Latin America and the Caribbean - A Perspective on Rurality", which was carried out by a team from the University of Oxford, with support from IICA, IDB and IFAD.

Program

Fecha - Hora Actividad Expositores
15 october de 2020, 09:00 - 10:15 a.m. (Costa Rica Time) 12 md (Buenos Aires and Brasilia Time) Farmer’s Anthem. Barbadian artistes.
Welcome and remarks on the importance of International Day of Rural Women Manuel Otero, Director General, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA); Paula-Mae Weekes, President of Trinidad and Tobago; Tereza Cristina, Minister of Agriculture of Brazil; Elvia Monzón, farmer and Head of the Guatemalan cooperative – Cooperative Integral de Pequeños Productores de Rancho Viejo; Marcelo Cabrol, Manager of the Social Sector, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Rossana Polastri, Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Presentation on the study: “The Digital Gender Divide in Latin America and the Caribbean - A Perspective on Rurality" Dra. Valentina Rotondi, University of Oxford Dr. Francesco Billari, University of Oxford Dr. Luca Pesando, University of Oxford Dra. Ridhi Kashyap, University of Oxford
Exchange session with journalists and the public via social media, where the event will also be carried (Facebook, YouTube and Instagram). Journalists from the IICA Advisory Committee on Communication
Close Beverly Best, Director of External and Institutional Relations, IICA
Song Marta Gómez, Colombian singer

Speakers

Manuel Otero, Director General, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)

Paula-Mae Weekes, President of Trinidad and Tobago

Tereza Cristina, Minister of Agriculture of Brazil

Elvia Monzón, farmer and Head of the Guatemalan cooperative – Cooperative Integral de Pequeños Productores de Rancho Viejo.

Marcelo Cabrol, Manager of the Social Sector, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Rossana Polastri, Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Dra. Valentina Rotondi, Universidad de Oxford

Dr. Francesco Billari, Universidad de Oxford

Dr. Luca Pesando, Universidad de Oxford

Dra. Ridhi Kashyap, Universidad de Oxford

Journalists from the IICA Advisory Committee on Communication

Beverly Best, Director of External and Institutional Relations, IICA

Marta Gómez, Colombian singer

Live Transmission

Broadcast on Youtube