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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.

Strengthening ASEAN’s agri-industry through the empowerment of women

23/11/2015
ASEAN countries could boost productivity of their agribusinesses simply by improving opportunities for women to participate in the sector on an equal footing with men, a senior UN official said.

Gender in Climate-Smart Agriculture: new module launched at CFS

12/10/2015
“Gender in Climate-Smart Agriculture,” the latest module of the Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook, was launched today during a side event of the 42nd session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in Rome. The publication provides comprehensive guidance on mainstreaming gender in climate-smart agriculture (CSA).
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