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FAO and ECOWAS declare continuous support for women in agriculture

21/3/2016
Ministers of Gender and Women’s Affairs from ECOWAS countries pledge to work to ensure that gender is adequately addressed in the implementation of the ECOWAS Zero Hunger Initiative.

International agencies in Rome together commemorate Women's Day

10/3/2016
Making collective and individual commitments for achieving worldwide gender equity.

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

7/3/2016
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

1/3/2016
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

25/2/2016
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.
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