Gender

Projects

Moving beyond subsistence farming in Sierra Leone

FAO is working with the Government of Sierra Leone to make sure farmers have better access to quality seeds, fertilizers, machinery and training.

Farm schools in Uganda engage women and men in gender-based violence prevention

Following two decades of conflict, violence against women remains a challenge to recovery in Uganda. By providing key life skills, and knowledge in agricultural production and nutrition - FAO’s Farmer Field and Life Schools help address the root causes of gender-based violence.

Building skills to boost Liberia’s rice crop: FAO and EU support farmers’ cooperatives

Instructors trained by FAO have helped women to grow more food through improved techniques for producing, processing and storing rice.

Promoting rural employment for West Bank and Gaza Strip youths

Developing job opportunities and decent employment for youth are major challenges in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The challenges are even greater for girls. FAO and its partners responded with a community-based initiative.

Giving voice to rural women and men through Dimitra

Women and land, the role of gender in disaster risk management, HIV-related challenges facing women in Kenya, and women's networking in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. These are just some of the topics featured in the Spring 2010 newsletter of Dimitra.
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