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The women of Afghanistan’s Milky Way


Some 8 000 Afghan milk farmers, most of whom are women, were introduced to the business of milk farming through a dairy cooperative movement that was founded by FAO in 2002.


Taming the waters of Afghanistan


“The water tunnel was dry before,” says Gulnaz, one of over two million Afghan men and women who have benefitted directly from FAO's work in rehabilitating irrigation canals and improving water management. “Now there is enough water, which we use for irrigation.”


Betty Ndugga, a female entrepreneur in Uganda


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


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


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.




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