An in-depth look at FAO’s work on gender equality and women’s empowerment

One way to tackle climate change’s negative effects on food security is through further researching common food products and finding innovative new ways to use them.
Through already established Water Users’ Associations, the project is also intensifying public awareness campaigns regarding safe water use in agriculture, food processing and preparation.
Women’s skills in farming as a business have improved, and so has their income, filling the current local production gap and demand for vegetables, which were mainly imported from neighbouring countries before.
Ms Mboya Ka, mother of five, who manages the Douli family cistern, explains how her life was before it was established.
The EWEA project aims to safeguard the livelihoods of rice farmers by providing them with irrigation systems and climate-resilient farm inputs.
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