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Step It Up Together with Rural Women to End Hunger and Poverty

Rural women and men speak

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejoa524ls4A

FTT-Thiaroye ovens were introduced in 2014 in Côte d’Ivoire as a simple, but efficient alternative to traditional fish smoking. Benefits for women have proven to be numerous: healthier working environment, better quality of products, extra time to attend literacy classes. Many women are now able to pay for the children’s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34G2Zzq3_o0

Small holder farmer, Mrs Ssekide, joined the Balyejjusa farmer field school and convinced of the benefits persuaded her husband to join too. She tells her story of how successful working as a team has proven to be. In Uganda, almost 80% of households rely upon agriculture for their livelihood, and...

https://youtu.be/bfxZvIT0Hp0

El Nino has taken a heavy toll on people like Sipiwe Moyo, who lives with HIV in rural Zimbabwe. A subsistence farmer, she became unable to feed herself earlier this year, as El Nino destroyed her crops and livelihood. Hunger was a daily reality. To make matter worse, she could...

https://youtu.be/8uJDjUPyF1k

A farmer from Mymensingh, in the north of Bangladesh, tells her story of successes through a FAO project. 

https://youtu.be/jHnRS1fGfdg

A farmer from from the Rajshahi division in central Bangladesh, tells her story of success through a FAO project.

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