Gender

Resources ::: Videos

Betty Ndugga, a female entrepreneur in Uganda

2017

Betty Ndugga used to be a clothing trader in Uganda's capital of Kampala. After her husband died, she returned to her village and joined a local farmer field school, supported by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, where she was trained in coffee production. After that, she decided to establish a nursery.

   

Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030

2017

Poverty, hunger, malnutrition: the solution to these global challenges rests upon unlocking the full potential of women in the world of work.

   

Building Resilient Livelihood: Stories from the Chittagong Hill Tracts

2017

In the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh, FAO is helping rural men and women farmers restore and diversify their livelihoods, and strengthen their resilience to future shocks and stresses.

   

Supporting indigenous women in Nicaragua: the Mayagna women of the Mayaring Cooperative

2017

In Nicaragua, FAO's Forest and Farm Facility works with the Mayaring Cooperative, a women-only community-based organization of 26 women from the Mayagna indigenous group. The Cooperative produces wood-based handicrafts from native tuno trees.

   

Stepping up Rural Women's Economic Empowerment in Kyrgyzstan

2017

A look at key results from the programme on "Accelerating Rural Women's Economic Empowerment", jointly implemented by FAO, IFAD, WFP and UN Women in seven countries, including Kyrgyzstan, where this video was filmed in December 2016.

   
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