Gender

Gender

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Promoting Pulses in Africa: Zimbabwean Elizabeth Mpofu named Special Ambassador for FAO's International Year of Pulses

An organic farmer herself, Ms Mpofu has worked tirelessly for the betterment of smallholder farmers and the rights of women.

 

Insight

Lightening the load: addressing rural women’s work burden and time poverty

Across a variety of sectors, from smallholder farmers to pastoralists and from forest keepers to fishers, men and women usually have roles that are different, but complementary, with specific tasks assigned to each.

Projects

Kitchen gardens for rural women in Pakistan: “Vegetables helped me fight poverty.”

How an FAO project enabled rural women in Pakistan's flood-ravaged provinces of Sindh and Balochistan to start growing their own vegetables for improved food security, nutrition and much more.

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FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
email: gender@fao.org

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