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Winnie Byanyima was in Rome to speak at the the launch of the 2016 edition of IFAD's Rural Development Report, on 14 September 2016.
More information about the event is available here: https://www.ifad.org/event/tags/y2016/30229924 and a video of Ms Byanyima's remarks will be provided when available; the current video provides a snapshot summary of the report.
Ms Byanyima joined Laura Frigenti (Director of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation), Elba Viviana Caro Hijonosa )former Minister of Development Planning of Bolivia and Inter-American Development Bank country Director in Peru), Julio Berdegué (Principal Researcher at the Latin-American Centre for Rural Development, RIMISP), Mandivamba Rukuni (former Professor of Agriculture Economics, University of Zimbabwe) and Paul Winters (Director of Research and Impact Assessment, Strategy and Knowledge Department at IFAD) at the event, chaired by Zeinab Badawi.