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In Bangladesh: three women, three farmers, three tales of success

Across the developing world, rural women play a crucial role in agriculture and farming. And Bangladesh, where women exceed 50 percent of the agricultural labour force, is no exception.

Gender Equality for a Zero-Hunger Generation

An interview with Tacko Ndiaye, Senior Gender Officer in the Gender Equity and Rural Development Division at FAO, on the Zero Hunger Challenge Blog.

On International Women’s Day, recognizing women’s role in fisheries

The Blue Growth Blog, run by the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department at FAO, reflects on recent activities related to women and their role in the sector.

Empowering Liberian market women

Across Liberia’s Montserrado County, a special programme is enabling market women to take their businesses — and their lives — to the next level.

Flowers in Kyrgyzstan: a beautiful business

Mahabat Botasheva is the enthusiastic leader of a group of five women in the village of Blagoveshenka in Jalal-Abad province, Kyrgyzstan. Last year, the women started a business in potted flowers. This is the story of how it took root, and how it’s growing.
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