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Women empowerment- Improving resilience, income and food security.-WE: RISE

A project aimed at improving women leadership and food production at community level. The project involves leadership training, mentoring, study visits, production of seeds, watering materials and trainings in irrigation, conservation agriculture, entrepreneurship, business skills and village savings and loans. The project is funded by the Presbyterian Hunger Program from USA. This project is being implemented in Mpamantha area. The project deals directly with addressing the impact of climate change and food insecurity among women farmers and operates through farmers clubs. Innovatively the project use radio extension and frontline SMS facility to provide agriculture messages and information to the farmers.

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