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Oyster mushroom cultivation for Lao farmers

Ms Vieng says she can now call herself a mushroom farmer. Smiling, she holds up one of the bags she learned to prepare during her training on mushroom cultivation, a flush of mushrooms growing from it.

FAO CASH+ programme boosts the livelihoods of women and vulnerable households in Mali

An FAO programme is helping 750 vulnerable households across 36 villages in the Kayes region of Mali. The 18-month programme combines unconditional cash transfers with in-kind livestock inputs such as goats and animal feed.

The garden toothbrush: smiles for men and women farmers in northern Nigeria

Growing traditional vegetables like the African eggplant, or gorongo, is helping a group of farmers who were displaced by Boko Haram to regain and improve their livelihoods, food security, and nutrition — along with their smiles.

Rural women in Afghanistan: milk farmers, mushroom producers — and more

A set of three videos explores how FAO projects in rural Afghanistan are helping rural farmers — and women in particular — to help themselves.

Rebuilding farming livelihoods for the men and women of Pakistan’s FATA

Gul Baro Bibi looks at her vegetable produce with relief. Her face glows with a sense of achievement as she watches her okra and bottle gourd ready to be harvested.
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CFS Forum on Women's Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

25 September 2017

 

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Gender and Climate Change Programme

 

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 

 

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