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Empowering the rural disabled in Asia and the Pacific
As many as 80 percent of disabled people in the Asia and Pacific Region are farmers and rural workers, or disabled soldiers who have returned to the land. In order to alleviate the poverty they face, these people need to capitalize on any special capacity, skills or knowledge they have in order to start a new livelihood. This ten-part series is based on the FAO-sponsored Round Table Meeting on th... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPre0035.htm

FAO Database on the rural disabled
This database provides basic information for accessing resource persons, organizations, projects, publications and photos either involved in, or concerned with, the improvement of the livelihood conditions of rural disabled persons, particularly in developing countries. (Also available in Spanish)
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/PE0602_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/PE0602_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/PE0602_es.htm

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Mushroom production training for disabled people: a progress report
This article provides an overview of a unique FAO-initiated project in Thailand that is the first of its kind to focus specifically on reaching rural disabled persons and their families. One of the project's main objectives was to establish economic self-reliance for rural disabled as entrepreneurs. This multi-part progress report provides details of the project's training component and examples... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPre0072.htm

   


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