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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.

Improving the dairy value chain in Yemen, and empowering women along the way

For 25-year-old Fathia Moafaa, every day is a struggle to make ends meet.

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.
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