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Cash and productive transfers for women in the Sahel

Nejiha is a beneficiary of FAO's "Productive Transfers / CASH +" project in the wilaya of Gorgol, in southern Mauritania. The project, funded by Finland, aims to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable populations in Mauritania and Mali.

In South Sudan: empowering women through strengthened livelihoods

“It is a terrifying reality that women in South Sudan have little to no rights,” explains Abdal Monium Osman, FAO Head of Programmes in South Sudan.

For International Women’s Day: a look at the crucial role of women in fisheries

A recent post from the Blue Growth Blog, run by FAO's Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, marked the occasion of International Women’s Day with a look at FAO project work in West Africa, where strengthening women’s role throughout the entire fish value chain is of key importance.

Making change in the Chittagong Hill Tracts

A look at FAO’s work with rural men and women farmers in a remote and rugged region of Bangladesh.

Research on the high seas: women scientists aboard the Nansen

As part of the EAF-Nansen Project, women scientists from Australia, Ghana and Indonesia join the crew of the the R/V Dr. Fridtjof Nansen – the only ship in the world to fly the UN flag.
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