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20/03/2017
Women's land rights are vital to every country’s development. Yet, those rights are routinely violated, denied, or simply not enforced.
08/03/2017
Leaders from the three UN Rome-based agencies today marked International Women's Day by reinforcing their commitments to step up efforts to invest in the capacities of rural women as key agents of change in building a world without hunger.
01/03/2017
Starting or participating in an agrifood business could make good sense for women in poor rural areas of Albania. A new study identifies several business ideas and examines value chains and markets with potential for improving women’s incomes.
28/02/2017
Written by economists, sociologists, and gender specialists and practitioners from twelve post-Soviet countries in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia, the publication reviews and analyzes issues that sit at the intersection of gender equality, social protection and rural development.
17/02/2017
This program, led by FAO, FIMI and CONAMUIP, aims to provide indigenous women with advocacy tools that allow them to influence public policies, programs and budgets that impact their communities.