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

29/8/2016
An organic farmer herself, Ms Mpofu has worked tirelessly for the betterment of smallholder farmers and the rights of women.

Empowering Women in Agriculture: FAO renews commitment towards African Union goals

2/8/2016
High level breakfast meeting on Empowering Women in Agriculture (EWA) initiative held during 27th session of the African Union Summit in Kigali, Rwanda.

Gender inequality in agrifood systems in Latin America and the Caribbean

1/8/2016
New study highlights the contributions of women to cassava, quinoa, corn and cotton value chains.

Post-Soviet countries study gender statistics in agriculture

28/6/2016
Countries from Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia participated last week in a Regional Workshop on Gender Statistics for the Agricultural and Rural Sector.

FAO and India's SEWA seek closer cooperation to boost rural women's access to land, skills and financial resources

7/6/2016
Partnership would include capacity development and empowerment initiatives.
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