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Women collecting wood Uganda
The health of Uganda’s wetlands impacts everything from the livelihoods of surrounding communities to rates of gender-based violence. The proper management of this unique ecosystem can help address root causes of conflict while empowering women at the same time.
Milena Pirolli posted Information 13 September 2017

The Unit C1 dealing with rural development, food security and nutrition in the Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development  published its guide: Because Women Matter - Designing interventions in food, nutrition and agriculture that allow women to change their lives.

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From15 October 2017

15 October is the International Day of Rural Women. Rural women, the majority of whom depend on natural resources and agriculture for their livelihoods, make up over a quarter of the total world population.

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From13 March 2018
Organised byEU, German Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland

Land rights are crucial for women’s social and economic empowerment, as well as for household food security, the fight against poverty and the growth of the rural economy. Despite this, women’s rights to access, use and control land are often restricted and/or denied due

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21 May 2019 to 23 May 2019
in (Madagascar)
Organised byInternational Land Coalition (ILC), Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), the civil society network, le Solidarité des Intervenants sur le Foncier (SIF)

African governments are taking actions to reverse the damages caused by long years of land conflicts and weak tenure systems by working towards developing people centred land reforms. But such systems need to look beyond legal frameworks.