Gender

Resources ::: Videos

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.

   

FTT-Thiaroye Ovens in Côte d’Ivoire: transforming lives through simple technology

2016

FTT-Thiaroye ovens in Côte d’Ivoire provide a simple but efficient alternative to traditional fish smoking. Benefits for women have proven to be numerous: a healthier work environment, better quality products, extra time to attend literacy classes, and more.

   

Equal footing: working together to face climate change in Uganda

2016

When Mrs Ssekide, a smallholder farmer in rural Uganda, joined the Balyejjusa farmer field school, she soon became convinced of its benefits and persuaded her husband to join too. In this video, she tells the story of their success in working as a team.

   
 

 

 

Participatory Information and Communication

 

 

Gender and Climate Change Programme

 

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 

 

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