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Sunflowers are empowering female farmers in Tanzania

06 April 2021

Farm Africa and UN Women are supporting women in the Ikungi district of Tanzania to increase their incomes through sunflower farming.

Women's livestock groups choose to challenge the status quo

29 March 2021

Two Women’s Livestock Groups who are receiving support from Farm Africa participated in a week-long celebration that marked International Women’s Day in Karamoja, Uganda, organised by the local government. 

The Food for Good network raises £2 million for Farm Africa

18 March 2021

Food industry leaders have joined together to raise an incredible £2 million for Farm Africa. The Food for Good network unites global food and farming businesses behind the power of food to change lives.

 

Snapshot of women's engagement in Farm Africa projects in Kenya

08 March 2021

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, Farm Africa has published a snapshot summarising women’s participation in our projects in Kenya. In 2020, more than half of the people Farm Africa supported in Kenya are women. A total of 52% of the 15,520 people reached in Kenya last year were female.

New project with UN Women will empower women in Tanzania's sunflower sector

15 February 2021

Farm Africa announces the start of a new project with UN Women under their Realising gender through empowering women and adolescent girls programme. Farm Africa will train sunflower farmers on how to access quality supplies and boost productivity to meet growing domestic demand for sunflower oil, increasing incomes for women working in the sector.