Stories, successes, and results for rural women’s economic empowerment: joint UN programme gathers speed

How a multi-agency programme is making a difference in the lives of rural women around the world.

Empowering Koinadugu women farmers in Sierra Leone

In the framework of its support to Ebola recovery, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) donated a generator to the Koinadugu Women Vegetable Farmers’ Cooperative.

2016 African Union Year of Human Rights: FAO and AU focus on women's rights to land, food, decent employment

Key stakeholders at AU meetings last month discussed practical actions to improve the livelihoods of African women, particularly in the context of agriculture and agro-processing initiatives.

Harnessing the power of ICTs to enhance women smallholder farmer productivity and access to markets

Closing the digital gender gap: women farmers in South Africa receive ICT training under the “She Will Connect” programme.

Strengthening ASEAN’s agri-industry through the empowerment of women

ASEAN countries could boost productivity of their agribusinesses simply by improving opportunities for women to participate in the sector on an equal footing with men, a senior UN official said.
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