Gender

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Betty Ndugga, a female entrepreneur in Uganda
08/03/2017

Betty Ndugga used to be a clothing trader in Uganda's capital of Kampala. After her husband died, she returned to her village and joined a local farmer...

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Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030
08/03/2017

Poverty, hunger, malnutrition: the solution to these global challenges rests upon unlocking the full potential of women in the world of work.

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Disaster response and strengthening the resilience of the agriculture sector in the Philippines
07/03/2017

In the Philippines, FAO is helping farmers, fishers and whole communities to recover from both natural and man-made disasters, including typhoons, flooding,...

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Building Resilient Livelihood: Stories from the Chittagong Hill Tracts
06/03/2017

In the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh, FAO is helping rural men and women farmers restore and diversify their livelihoods, and strengthen their...

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Supporting indigenous women in Nicaragua: the Mayagna women of the Mayaring Cooperative
01/03/2017

In Nicaragua, FAO's Forest and Farm Facility works with the Mayaring Cooperative, a women-only community-based organization of 26 women from the Mayagna...

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Tecnologías agrícolas ahorradoras de tiempo, empoderando a la mujer rural
09/02/2017

Las mujeres rurales suelen tener doble carga laboral. Dedican gran parte de su tiempo a las tareas del hogar y también a actividades relacionadas con...

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FAO-Gender & Pesticides: Elisabetta Tagliati
08/02/2017

Elisabetta Tagliati, FAO Programme Officer, Rotterdam Convention, explains the challenges and risks that rural families, especially women, across the...

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FAO Policy Series: Rural Poverty Reduction
18/01/2017

Maya Takagi, Deputy Leader of the FAO Strategic Programme on Rural Poverty Reduction, and Ana Paula De La O Campos, Programme Adviser, together explain...

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Stepping up Rural Women's Economic Empowerment in Kyrgyzstan (2017)
16/01/2017

A look at key results from the programme on "Accelerating Rural Women's Economic Empowerment", jointly implemented by FAO, IFAD, WFP and UN Women in...