Pigs, goats, gardens and more: improving nutrition in rural Rwanda

According to statistics, over one-third of Rwandan children are stunted due to chronic malnutrition. In April 2015, FAO Rwanda launched a project to fight malnutrition and stunting in the country's Rutsiro district.

Kitchen gardens for rural women in Pakistan: “Vegetables helped me fight poverty.”

How an FAO project enabled rural women in Pakistan's flood-ravaged provinces of Sindh and Balochistan to start growing their own vegetables for improved food security, nutrition and much more.

New training module to improve food security and nutrition for upper Egypt’s women

Community Nutrition Kitchens target women and youth for improved household food and nutrition security.

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.
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