women empowerment

IFAD partners with Babban Gona to boost private funding of rural businesses and small-scale farmers

Rural businesses, which are so vital for transforming our food systems, will get a much needed boost from an ambitious new financing programme launched today by the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), as part of its broader efforts to address rising hunger and poverty levels in the world’s poorest countries. The Private Sector Financing Programme …

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women in agriculture

Women in Agriculture: The untold stories of Growth and Empowerment.

Women in Agriculture – Gender inequality is an issue that continues to pervade every echelon of  society. Although several efforts have been made to extinguish it, gender inequality still eats deep into every corner of our society. The very fact that out of 195 countries, women head only 22, is one of many statistics that …

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