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The new Gender and Land Rights Database: a hub of information on gender-equitable land tenure

This week, FAO unveiled the new and improved Gender and Land Rights Database (GLRD). Consisting of three main sections – country profiles, gender and land-related statistics, and the all-new Legislation Assessment Tool – the site aims to serve as a hub of information, statistics and analysis on the different political, legal and cultural factors that influence women’s land rights throughout the world.

Fighting food loss with flowers: hibiscus jams and juices in the Gambia

Working with women's associations in the Gambia to establish a modern, competitive, and commercially vibrant food processing sector.

Of ponds and plates – and much more

Salma Yasmine lives with her family in a village in the Khulna Division of southwestern Bangladesh. When she first came here nine years ago she had nothing. Like many in the country, where almost a third of the population lives below the poverty line, her family struggled with financial hardship, food insecurity, and malnutrition.

From plot to plate – a ‘kitchen garden’ story

Research suggests that kitchen gardens can supply up to half of all non-staple food needs, as well as a significant number of vitamins and minerals. This makes them an invaluable tool for food security in vulnerable communities.

Mothers and children hold the key to better global nutrition

In the past 20 years, malnutrition in mothers and children has decreased by almost half. But despite this progress, child undernutrition is still the greatest nutrition-related health burden in the world.
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