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Community Gardens, Community Gains: Women and men working together in Zimbabwe

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Small Summary: The Government of Zimbabwe invited the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to join them in supporting Dangarandove Cooperative – and 825 other community gardens like it across the country. In total, FAO provided seeds and fertilizers to 42,698 farmers (90% of whom were women).The project – run by the Ministry of Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development, with the technical support of FAO and funding from the European Union - enabled the women farmers to expand, diversify and improve their crops.

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