Community Gardens, Community Gains: Women and men working together in Zimbabwe

Florence Murairwa understands the importance of good nutrition. Each morning, she makes sure her five children start the day with a nutritious breakfast, harvested from her small field. Her children are healthy, happy, and doing very well at school.

Guatemala's Ministry of Agriculture approves first-ever Policy on Gender Equality

For the first time in its history, Guatemala's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food has a comprehensive Policy on Gender Equality.

How a global campaign to eradicate sheep and goat plague can help 400 million rural women

In April, high-level authorities from 15 countries pledged to collaborate on a global plan to wipe out 'Peste des petits ruminants' (PPR), a deadly viral disease of sheep and goats that affects the livelihoods of smallholders and pastoralists in over 70 countries.

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.
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