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

A recent webinar, organized by FAO’s Social Protection Team, discusses the importance of gender-sensitive social protection (GSSP) and key dimensions of the GSSP approach, as well as specific lessons learned from FAO’s work in Africa and Latin America.
In 2017, Lesvia became the Cuban face of the regional communication campaign Rural women, women with rights, promoted by FAO to give an account of the fundamental role that women play in sustainable rural development.
One of a series of interviews with the women scientists aboard the R/V Dr. Fridtjof Nansen, the marine research vessel at the heart of the EAF-Nansen programme.
Joyce Makaka owns a fish farm in Kakamega County, in western Kenya. Today, her business is thriving, and employs a team of workers. Yet Joyce remembers when things were not as easy, and she had to struggle to keep her fish farm afloat.
In communities throughout Niger, a quiet revolution is underway.