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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.

Indigenous women represent Philippines in global leadership school

7/4/2016
Sixteen women from across the Cordillera Administrative Region and Mindanao are representing the Philippines in the Global Leadership School of Indigenous Women spearheaded by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Indigenous Women Forum (IIWF-FIMI).

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.
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