Tajikistan is a country with a young population. Seven out of ten of its people are under the age of 30, and the country views this young and growing generation as an important asset to invest in for the future. In recent years, they have achieved significant progress in reducing unemployment and fighting poverty, and now they are turning their focus on nutrition.
Over ten years ago, in the village of Mvugo in Burundi, an FAO project set out to improve fish-processing methods with a simple innovation – a system of raised racks for drying fish. Today, the project's impact can be seen across Africa.
This week, FAO unveiled the new and improved Gender and Land Rights Database (GLRD).