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Listening for change: Dimitra updates from the Niger and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Across hundreds of rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa, the Dimitra project is making a difference in the lives of rural women and men. This week, in honor of International Women's Day, we spotlight two such communities.

Empowering Ugandan students through school farm camps

FAO and the Gayaza High School in Uganda are working together to develop opportunities for students to learn and acquire agricultural skills while eating healthier and nutritious food.

Women farmer groups on the road to recovery in Sierra Leone

Rebuilding productive assets affected by the Ebola outbreak.

Helping women farmers resume food production after the Nepal earthquakes

Mira Upreti kneels on the dirt floor in her hut, cooking food on a makeshift fireplace. The corrugated iron roof and walls, and the fire, make the air inside hot and smoky. At night, mosquitos come in through the chicken wire covering the open windows.

Women’s Dietary Diversity Score: Tajikistan embraces a new way to fight child malnutrition

Tajikistan is a country with a young population. Seven out of ten of its people are under the age of 30, and the country views this young and growing generation as an important asset to invest in for the future. In recent years, they have achieved significant progress in reducing unemployment and fighting poverty, and now they are turning their focus on nutrition.
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