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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.

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

23/2/2016
Closing the digital gender gap: women farmers in South Africa receive ICT training under the “She Will Connect” programme.
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