Reduce Rural Poverty

FAO Dimitra Clubs in Niger - Access to Water and Land

Video: Documentary

This video shows how the clubs in Niger have been crucial in ensuring women’s access to land and water , while contributing to nutrition, food security, gender equality and the reduction of rural poverty at the same time. ” Access to Water and Land” is part of a series that illustrates the impact of FAO-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. Full English playlist: