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A look at the life of Telvina, an indigenous woman of the Wounaan Community in Panama. There are some 185 million indigenous women in the world, belonging to more than 5 000 different indigenous groups. They play an important role in eradicating hunger and malnutrition, yet there are still limitations in the recognition and exercise of their rights.
In the Bến Tre province of Viet Nam’s Mekong Delta region, women farmers comprise the majority of agricultural workers, as men migrate to cities for work. This video explores the role of gender in addressing climate change adaptation in Viet Nam’s agriculture sector, through the global program, Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP-Ag).
In looking at the work of the UN joint programme on “Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women” (JP RWEE) in Nepal, this video illustrates how an integrated approach to supporting women's economic empowerment can give them more voice in their families and communities.
A look at FAO Dimitra Clubs in Gasseda, Niger illustrates how these listeners' clubs are enabling women, men and youth in rural communities to strengthen their capacities and their self-confidence, and take action on their environment.
Through a combination of successful FAO approaches, in particular Dimitra Clubs and Farmer Field Schools, the men and women of agro-pastoral communities in central Senegal are working together to tackle climate change challenges.
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