Uganda’s Commitment to Gender Equality in Agrifood Systems

The Hon. Minister for Presidency giving a remark during a side event of the 68th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women in Newyork, USA held on the 15th March, 2024 at UN Headquarters.

The side Event was on Exploring the Nexus of Gender responsive Policies and Equitable Agrifood Systems.

In her remarks, she reaffirmed Uganda’s Committment to implementing gender-sensitive food and Agricultural Policy Frameworks for instance the Food and Nutrition Policy of 2003 that was currently under review as well as several interventions that promote inclusive gender practices.

She also emphasised the need to develop transformative approaches designed to address gender barriers to gender equalities at different levels.

The event was attended by the Rt. Hon Third Deputy Prime Minister and Minister without Portfolio as well as several Uganda Delegates and International Delegates.