In Fiji: Helping market vendors get back on their feet

Around 1 000 women market vendors – farmers who were adversely affected by Tropical Cyclone Winston – have received agriculture supplies that will help in their efforts to replant their crops. The produce will eventually be sold to market.

In Rwanda: Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

For women like Drocella, and for men like Emmanuel too, the Joint Programme on “Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women” is making a difference.

Promoting gender in fisheries activities in Somalia

In Mogadishu, Berbera and elsewhere: how FAO's work with the coastal fishing communities of Somalia is empowering women in multiple ways.

School gardening in Samoa: sowing seeds for youth employment in agriculture

Students from St Mary’s College in Apia, Samoa can finally begin their school garden project.

Helping men and women fisherfolk in the Philippines to build back—and better

The loss of livelihoods resulting from Typhoon Haiyan had far-reaching effects on the overall quality of life of Filipino fishers, particularly for women, who play an important role in the post-harvest processing of fish.
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