This 54 page document describes the SHOUHARDO food security program in Bangladesh and how it uses a women's empowerment model to dramatically improve nutrition and food security outcomes--more than any other program intervention.
Crippled from birth, Viliazee Claudine’s life has always been a challenging one. In her village of Ankilimitraha in the southern part of Madagascar, others have always put her down. Unable to support herself, she has always relied on her mother and siblings for support. Viliazee did what she could to help her mother, planting cassava and sweet potatoes on an acre of land to make a living. She knew that she must find another way to support her mother, her four children, and herself.
CARE's work on Food Security in the Ultra Poor in Bangladesh (FSUP) indicates that the changes for women can only happen if there are broader changes in their environments and communities. This means working with men and boys to help increase women's mobility and access to resources.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., and a bi-partisan delegation of administration officials traveled with the global poverty-fighting organization CARE to Central America to see the role communities and smallholder farmers play in promoting local solutions to improving food and nutrition security.
Former Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman, corporate sector partners from Cargill, and the media also traveled on the trip to bring their expertise and perspective to issues around global hunger.
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JUBA (Feb. 17, 2014) – The South Sudan crisis will worsen unless relief organizations are able to deliver supplies before being cut off by the approaching rainy season, the humanitarian group CARE warned this week.