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FAO-Dimitra Clubs: Community mobilization

The video shows how the members of the FAO-Dimitra Clubs in Niger and DR Congo have succeeded in improving their livelihoods and highlights the momentum they have created at community level. The video also explores the collaborations between the clubs and other development actors, such as rural institutions.

”Community Mobilization” is part of a series that illustrates the impact of Dimitra Clubs, a successful gender-transformative approach developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

FAO-Dimitra Clubs are groups of rural women and men who decide to meet regularly to discuss the challenges they face in their daily lives, make decisions together and take collective action to solve community problems with their own means. 

Since 2006, 1500 FAO-Dimitra Clubs have been set up in Burundi, DR Congo, Ghana, Niger and Senegal.

The series was produced by Esprit Libre Production and FAO-Dimitra.

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