rural women

IFAD launches global campaign to close gender gap in agriculture and amplify the voices of rural women

13 Mar 2019 - 07:44

According to The State of Food and Agriculture, giving women the same access to productive resources as men would increase their farm yields by an estimated 20 to 30 per cent

Hitting the right notes – Midori raises awareness of rural women through music

8 Ene 2019 - 00:08

“I think that music can be a very powerful connector because it’s a common ground for all people,” said Midori, world-renowned violinist and United Nations Messenger of Peace

Celebrating the International Day of Rural Women

16 Oct 2018 - 07:24

Rural women manage natural resources, adopt climate-resilient agricultural approaches, preserve biodiversity and agriculture productivity

What do rural women want?

8 Mayo 2018 - 07:45

"Rural women want information. Their main area of work is farming but they lack basic information on the best ways to grow and maintain their crops"

Almonds and apricots flower on once-barren land

16 Ago 2017 - 02:10

The programme helped Assad and his brothers to level, terrace and fence their land. The brothers then built three water-harvesting cisterns and planted more than 1,000 olive..

Empowering women weavers in Guatemala

15 Mar 2017 - 07:51

In remote rural areas of developing countries,an IFAD-supported project is helping women gain the financial and literary skills needed to market and sell their woven products

International Women's Day 2017

10 Mar 2017 - 09:22

“We need to face the fact that we will never overcome poverty and hunger without empowering rural women,” said IFAD President Kanayo F. Nwanze in a media release on the...