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FAO's work on gender equality and women's empowerment at country level

Christine was one of 600 participants in FAO’s Farmer Field and Life Schools. Each group learned good practices for farming as well as some other important skills, such as financial literacy.
Challenging gender norms by providing equal opportunities for both men and women.
Barkissa Fofana research, a result of partnership between INERA and AAD programme, is one example of how the programme is working to make degraded land in the Sahel green and productive again.
Sanihan, like other beneficiaries of the project in the Ségou and Mopti regions, received training in good agricultural and pastoral practices as the project is linked to agropastoral field schools, and she is enrolled in a VSLA.
Purity Karemi was enrolled in a FAO training as part of an agribusiness project. The programme targeted youth in the area and prepared them to work in commercial agricultural product.