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 -  The pursuit of gender equality and women’s empowerment is a crucial aspect of FAO work on food security and nutrition in protracted crises. Understanding and addressing how men ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  Access to fuel and energy – vital for food security – is often highly constrained in protracted crises. The risks posed by limited access to fuel and energy ...read more
19/12/2016
 - 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