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Enhancing livelihoods of rural population, particularly of women, is part of the FAO-EU support to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia in the implementation of the gender inclusive National Strategy for Agricultural Extensi
Vimlendra Sharan, Director of FAO North America, provided a thorough overview of FAO’s work around the world to achieve Zero Hunger, as well as the Sustainable Development Goals.
FAO, IFAD and WFP mark International Women’s Day. Events marking this year's IWD present opportunities to mobilize global action to achieve gender equality...
FAO is taking a stand against sexual and gender-based violence by participating in the UN Secretary-General’s campaign: UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence against Women.
In the forthcoming rainy season, FAO aims to assist about 92 000 households with crop seed and fertilizer delivered through direct distributions, as well as through seed fairs where farmers can obtain their ‘seed of choice’ from FAO-supported vendors.