Resources ::: Videos

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


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


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


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


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.


A Journey Towards Human Security


This video chronicles the joint efforts of FAO, UN Women and ILO in the province of Sindh, Pakistan, in response to the severe floods that devastated the area in 2010.




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