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Weaving success of rural women in Sabangan, Mt. Province, Philippines
 Enriching both the heritage of traditional loom-weaving and the lives of rural women of Sabangan, Mountain Province is the founding aspiration of the Sabangan Weavers Association (SaWA), a livelihood interest group (LIG) supported under the Second Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resource Management (CHARM2) Project since 2015. GENEROUS START “We actually started when the...
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From Hopeless to Hopeful
The Story of Hamar Gul Hamar Gul, her husband Mohammed Esa, and their five young children were poor but were content and coping with the income of Mohammed, who was a stone miner in Badakhshan. One fateful day three years ago, Mohammed said goodbye to his wife and kids with a smile before heading off to his day job. An expert at stone extraction, Mohammed was hammering out a stone...
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Overcoming tragedy upon tragedy: A widow finds the means to care for her orphaned grandchildren
THE STORY OF HAFIZA  First, Hafiza lost her husband to a fatal illness. Not long after the tragedy of his passing, her widow daughter died leaving Hafiza the responsibility of earning a living to bring up her own grandchildren. Her situation was dire, but thanks to TUP, she now has a regular source of income. After her husband Amruddin was diagnosed with a fatal disease, Hafiza...
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IFAD NEPAL KNOWLEDGE EVENT 2014 - BRIEF REPORT
Our concerted effort for agricultural development; Along with the stories, hopes and experiences of farmers IFAD NEPAL KNOWLEDGE EVENT 2014 - BRIEF REPORT Kaushal Shrestha    The first IFAD Nepal Knowledge Event was held on a rainy October 13 afternoon, in Kathmandu, in the presence of almost 100 participants, including Mr. Jaya Mukunda Khanal, respected Secretary at...
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Resurgence Women of Zungleng village in Bhutan through Farm Roads
By Vincent Darlong, IFAD Bhutan Zungleng village under Drepong Gewog in Mongar Dzongkhag (district) in Eastern Bhutan is about 7 hours walk to Mongar town. With the construction of the 10 km Kilikhar-Laptsa farm roads connecting Zungleng village with the main road to Mongar since June 2013 by IFAD-funded MAGIP project, the life of the people have changed. Before the village was...
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