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FAO survey on street food vendors in Accra finds women play a central role

30/5/2016
Interim findings show sector is run mainly by women, and that almost half of all vendors in central Accra operate near a school, making them a central element in the nutrition of school children.

Zooming in on Dimitra Clubs in the Niger: Niamey meeting highlights gender-sensitive communication tool

24/5/2016
Earlier this month, FAO Representative in the Niger, Lassaad Lachaal, launched "Zoom on the Dimitra Clubs in Niger," a one-day meeting on the key role of Dimitra Clubs in the country's development of rural communities through information and gender-sensitive participatory communication.

Empowering Rural Women in Lebanon through Dairy Production and Processing

23/5/2016
The new project, launched last month in a ceremony in the city of Aley, will focus on women dairy processors, training in dairy processing techniques, hygiene and disinfection practices.

For a brighter future in Malawi: reducing and preventing child labour in agriculture

28/4/2016
Among Malawi's rural women, men and youth, a nationwide mass media campaign is creating awareness and fostering debate about the issues surrounding child labour in agriculture.

Azerbaijan launches rural advisory services for women

14/4/2016
An FAO project aims at equal access to rural services for women, along with gender-sensitive agricultural extension services and personnel.
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