Empowering rural women: a solution to end hunger

FAO’s Deputy Director of Social Protection, Brave Ndisale, spoke on behalf of the Organization at this year’s Conference on Tropical and Subtropical Agricultural and Natural Resource Management (Tropentag 2015) in Berlin, Germany.

Angling for gender equality in the seafood industry

New FAO report traces fisheries’ glass ceiling.

New visual guide to protect children from pesticides

With the help of a new training guide developed by FAO and the International Labour Organization (ILO), extension workers in Africa and elsewhere are engaging with rural communities to reduce children's exposure to toxic pesticides used in farming.

Eataly-FAO collaboration bears fruit

Jars of cactus pear jam produced in Ethiopia thanks to a partnership between FAO and Italian food store Eataly have reached the shelves of the store in Rome.

Pêcheurs du Monde: women fish-processors of Burundi in spotlight at film festival in France

Over ten years ago, in the village of Mvugo in Burundi, an FAO project set out to improve fish-processing methods with a simple innovation – a system of raised racks for drying fish. Today, the project's impact can be seen across Africa. And this weekend, its story will be told at an international film festival in France.
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