Women fish processors and the ripple effect: how a little knowledge can go a long way

In 2013, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Angola embarked on a technical cooperation project to address post-harvest fishery losses in five fishing communities around Lake Ngolome, in Angola’s northwestern province of Kwanza Norte.

FAO supports entrepreneurship amongst rural youth in Honduras

“We have received training in gender, which is very important because we help each other and exchange ideas with our female colleagues in the group. We have been given all the material so that we can perform at business and community level,” explains one of the Group of Young Farmers for the Development of San Juan, Guajiquiro.

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.
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