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...
Poverty, hunger, malnutrition: the solution to these global challenges rests upon unlocking the full potential of women in the world of work.
In the Philippines, FAO is helping farmers, fishers and whole communities to recover from both natural and man-made disasters, including typhoons, flooding,...
In the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh, FAO is helping rural men and women farmers restore and diversify their livelihoods, and strengthen their...
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...
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...
Elisabetta Tagliati, FAO Programme Officer, Rotterdam Convention, explains the challenges and risks that rural families, especially women, across the...
Maya Takagi, Deputy Leader of the FAO Strategic Programme on Rural Poverty Reduction, and Ana Paula De La O Campos, Programme Adviser, together explain...
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...