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Accelerating Progress Toward the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

UN Women, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP), have agreed to spearhead a more comprehensive UN system response in support of rural women's economic empowerment through joint actions. "Accelerating Progress toward the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women" is a 5-year joint programme that will be implemented in Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Nepal, Niger and Rwanda.

Video by UN Women.

Year: 2012



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