72
results found
Search results of women farmers
Date: Friday, 14 October 2022
The cost-of-living crisis facing the world is putting women’s livelihoods, health and wellbeing at risk and jeopardizing progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. Propelled by disruptions in supplies of oil, gas and staple food commodities…
Date: Thursday, 13 October 2022
71 million people in the developing world have fallen into poverty in just three months as a direct consequence of global food and energy price surges. The impact on poverty rates is drastically faster than the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic. The…
Date: Thursday, 13 October 2022
Mariam Ntungu, a woman farmer from Singida’s Ikungi district in central Tanzania, spent decades cultivating the small piece of land behind her home and had resigned herself to yielding only enough to sustain her family.“If we got lucky, we had a…
Date: Thursday, 28 July 2022
Esta convocatoria se abre con el propósito de seleccionar propuestas de organizaciones no gubernamentales, gremios, comités de productores/as locales, redes de mujeres, mujeres en proceso de reincorporación, víctimas de conflicto armado y otras,…
Date: Monday, 20 June 2022
Aida Ghadban is a Palestinian refugee living in Al Rashidieh camp, the second most populous Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon. Aida helped train over 100 women to grow vegetables on their home’s rooftops. This activity was a turning point for…
Date: Thursday, 16 June 2022
Ongoing armed conflict and insecurity in Somalia, unprecedented natural disasters–mainly prolonged droughts and locusts – leave women in Somalia with limited options. With support from the Government of Japan, UN Women is creating opportunities for…
Date: Monday, 23 May 2022
The project visualises important synergies to be made among other producer initiatives to improve the safety, health, and wellbeing of women and girls and as part of ensuring the sustainability of agricultural value chains in India.
Date: Monday, 23 May 2022
UN Women India is implementing a programme titled “COVID-19 and ensuring women’s health, wellness, and safety in rural spaces in the tea sector in Assam” to forge and strengthen multi-sectoral partnerships in Assam, India. The programme aims to…
Date: Monday, 28 March 2022
UN Women invites proposals to strengthen women’s access to sustainable livelihoods for economic recovery and resilience in the context of COVID-19. The overall objective is to support women and excluded groups for their economic recovery and…
Date: Friday, 11 March 2022
Rachel Nzulu, 29, works to support women farmers develop climate smart agriculture techniques.
Date: Monday, 28 February 2022
Despite significant contribution to the agriculture sector in Malawi, rural women farmers’ agricultural yields and production remains lower than that of men. Several barriers keep farmers, particularly women and other vulnerable groups, from…
Date: Thursday, 14 October 2021
Il s’agit de recruter de potentiels partenaires de mis en œuvre des interventions programmatiques pour le bureau de ONU Femmes Centrafrique.
Date: Thursday, 14 October 2021
Le bureau d’ONU FEMMES en RCA souhaite établir une base de données de potentiels partenaires d'exécution de ses programmes et projets dans le pays. Pour ce faire, ce présent appel à propositions (AP) est lancé afin de procéder à la sélection des…
Date: Tuesday, 12 October 2021
The theme for the International Day of Rural Women (15 October), “Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All”, highlights the essential role that rural women and girls play in the food systems of the world.
Date: Tuesday, 12 October 2021
Mariamu Rasidi Tungu is one of the many women farmers in rural Tanzania. Together, UN Women and UNFPA are jointly supporting them to increase their production, and train them in new skills to boost their incomes, economic resilience and agency.
Date: Friday, 7 May 2021
Women in Ecuador have stayed in the páramo, an ecosystem in the Andes, despite the threats that desertification, overgrazing and other human activities pose to their sustenance. With funding from the Municipality of Madrid, UN Women is working with…
Date: Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Korka Diaw is a Senegalese farmer. She leads REFAN, the Network of Women Farmers in the North of Senegal, which empowers women and fights poverty through agriculture. In this story, she talks about adapting to COVID-19 and climate change.
Date: Tuesday, 6 April 2021
The objective of this CFP is to hire a Responsible Party (RP) (i) to capacitate women farmers with improved knowledge, skills, and information on “Gender Responsive Climate Resilient Agriculture” to ensure an enabling market network to practice…
Date: Thursday, 24 September 2020
UN Women is looking for a local organization in Tanzania to implement activities related to community sensitization and awareness on women’s economic rights and shared domestic responsibilities. UN Women under this Joint Programme with UNFPA…
Date: Friday, 4 September 2020
The MeToo movement and much other work have increased public attention on sexual harassment. Yet, many workers still await adequate protection and enjoyment of their rights. This discussion paper focuses on sexual harassment of workers in the…