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 - Women are on the front line of the agricultural system, providing major inputs to the cultivation, processing and marketing of produce. Failing to address the inequalities ...read more
02/12/2016
 - “Garden Wall” is a microgardening project implemented by FAO and funded by the OCHA managed Lebanon Humanitarian Fund (LHF).
23/11/2016
 - In Northeast Nigeria, crisis-hit farmers are considering a return to fields they left up to three years ago. When people fled the remote rural areas in ...read more
15/11/2016
 - Garden walls are a proven technique to grow vegetables and herbs vertically, without using any arable land. These walls are made from very cheap and readily ...read more
25/09/2016
 - In Northeast Nigeria, 3,000 households (about 24 000 people) are benefitting from FAO assistance to engage in vegetable production (rain fed and irrigated cropping) and marketing, ...read more
21/09/2016
 - 4,793 farmer families in Pakistan now have improved access to irrigation water, 2,400 farmer families and small holders have adopted Conservation Agriculture technology and practices, 1,200 ...read more
20/09/2016
 - Like thousands of other small-scale women farmers in Nepal, Mira Nepal, 31, has been slowly recovering from the loss and destruction caused by the powerful earthquakes that hit the ...read more
20/08/2016
 - In Dessie Zuria, Amhara Region, dozens of farming households assemble on a dusty Tuesday morning in the local square. Camels and donkeys are parked alongside a ...read more
18/07/2016
 - “We, the women of the Bekaa, love being productive and cannot stay idle,” says Fayze, a Lebanese widow and mother of five who has recently initiated ...read more
12/07/2016
 - With funding from the European Union (EU), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is piloting an alternative model for pastoralist livelihood and ...read more
28/06/2016
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