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  1. Women’s empowerment through wetland management in 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.
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  2. FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition: Rural women: striving for gender transformative impacts - Sign in and contribute to the debate!

    Open online discussion “Rural women: striving for gender transformative impacts” FAO has launched the online discussion “Rural women: striving for gender transformative impacts” on the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum, www.fao.org/fsnforum ). In view of the 62 nd Commission on...
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  3. Achieving the SDGs through profitable, sustainable and inclusive agriculture

    In order to end hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, agri-food systems have to be significantly transformed. The role of agriculture for inclusive growth and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was examined at...
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  4. Because Women Matter - designing interventions in food, nutrition and agriculture that allow women to change their lives

    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. Women are...
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  5. How IFPRI’s Food Security Portal monitors food prices volatility: the "Excessive Food Price Variability Early Warning System"

    Food excessive price volatility is a significant concern in developing countries, with potentially negative effects for both producers and consumers. Poor consumers spend a large share of their income on food; for example, according to a 2016 book published by the Center for Development Research (...
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