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Windows of opportunity: Caisses de Résilience for the women and men of the Sahel

“It is up to us, the women, to find money to feed the family at this time of the year,” explains Sanihan, who lives in the village of Baramadougou, in Mali, with thirteen other members of her family.

Enabling women to benefit more equally from agrifood value chains

On average, women make up about 50 percent of the agricultural labour force in sub-Saharan Africa. However, they are often disadvantaged in their access to productive resources, markets and market information, financial services, technology, training, and more.

Emergency goat distribution targets women and most vulnerable in northeastern Nigeria

Around 900 vulnerable women, including from women headed households, are being assisted through an FAO initiative to improve household nutrition and rebuild livelihoods in vulnerable communities.

Milk money: supporting Lebanon’s women dairy processors

Across rural Lebanon, FAO is helping women dairy producers and processors to improve standards, diversify output and increase income.

Empowering South Sudanese refugees and host communities

There are nearly 75 000 South Sudanese refugees registered in the provinces of Ituri and Haut-Uélé in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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CFS Forum on Women's Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

25 September 2017

 

Participatory Information and Communication

 

 

Gender and Climate Change Programme

 

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 

 

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FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
email: gender@fao.org

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