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  1. EU-FAO partnership to help governments achieve zero hunger, improve nutrition and increase resilience in crisis-prone countries - 12/05/2018

    FIRST programme brings governments, regional organisations and donors together to develop effective policies in the fight against food insecurity and malnutrition and to promote resilience.

    resilience, food security, policies, sustainable agriculture

  2. EU-FAO partnership to help governments reduce poverty, achieve zero hunger, improve nutrition, and increase resilience in crisis-prone countries - 08/05/2018

    FIRST represents a strategic partnership between the EU and the FAO whereby the FAO is providing support to ensure that EU investments in food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture (FNS&SA) are transformed by partner countries into effect ...

    resilience, food security, sustainable agriculture, Policy coherence

  3. EU support to land governance for improving food security, poverty reduction and inclusive development - 16/04/2018

    The EU contributes to the process of designing land laws and carrying out policy reform. The EU also supports land administrations and sponsors CSOs in their advocacy work to promote equal land rights.

    land rights, land investments, VGGT, Women

  4. EU support to the Scaling-up Nutrition (SUN) movement secretariat (SMS) - 13/04/2018

    Strengthening the Scaling-up Nutrition (SUN) movement secretariat to fulfil its mission in supporting the SUN Movement in maintaining nutrition high on the international development agenda and enabling SUN countries achieve progress against their commitme ...

    SUN, scaling-up nutrition, improving nutrition and reducing stunting, Tackling malnutrition

  5. Girlpower in Swaziland: training rural women to become independent and active citizens - 12/09/2017

    At the new Women Center, women come together to talk freely, follow trainings, counsel and comfort each other, and sell home made products.

    Women in Network, rural women, Women's Rights

  6. 'Women In Network' empowers rural women to stand up for their rights - 12/09/2017

    The Women In Network (WIN) programme joins 17 coalitions of rural women in Swaziland. The goal of this project is to teach them about their rights and how to stand up for them. The Network also promotes political representation of rural women at local and ...

    gender; Swaziland; human rights

  7. Sugar farm company supervisor praises faster and easier transport on the new bridge and roads - 01/09/2017

    Cane haulage time and distance between field and mill are shorter, ensuring a good price for farmers. People commute easier and faster on the new infrastructure that attracted more public transport.

    Swaziland, sugar cane, infrastructure, small-holder cane farmers

  8. New bridges and roads make cane transport, travel and life of sugar farmers in Swaziland easier - 30/08/2017

    New bridges and upgraded roads improve profits and lives of small sugar cane farmers in Swaziland. Replacing gravel roads and a low hanging, one-way bridge with new infrastructure has improved efficiency for the farmers. Cane haulage time and distance bet ...

    Swaziland, sugar cane, small farmers, infrastructure

  9. Illiterate widow successfully re-opens grocery store after business training - 30/08/2017

    NGO Technoserve's basic business training boosts small businesses in the Swaziland sugar belt. The project targets existing and aspiring entrepreneurs.

    Swaziland, business training, small businesses, local entrepreneurships

  10. Basic business training boosts community entrepreneurship - 25/08/2017

    Under the umbrella of a large sugar cane project in rural Swaziland, the Basic Business Training programme targets small entrepreneurs. The main objective is to increase entrepreneurship in rural communities; existing businesses as well as start-ups. On t ...

    Swaziland, business training, local entrepreneurships, small businesses