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Women in agriculture: new generation of rice farmers in the southern pearl of Azerbaijan

Parvana Rasulova, local farmer and mother of four boys, is a prominent rice producer in Masalli, in the south of Azerbaijan  

EU, UNDP open new industrial workshop at Vocational Education and Training School in Ganja

The EU and the UNDP opened their first industrial workshop in Ganja, as part of the EU-funded project to support the establishment of the Regional Industrial Vocational Education and Training (VET)…  

Ancient Artistry

Carpet weaving builds sustainable livelihoods for women in the remote mountain communities of Azerbaijan  

Sowing the Seeds of Sustainable Development: Supporting small businesses in north-west Azerbaijan

The majority of households in north-west Azerbaijan live in rural and often remote mountainous areas with limited employment opportunities. The diverse population of the six north-western regions that…  

Addressing rights and well-being of women with disabilities and veterans of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

People with disabilities represent one of the biggest vulnerable groups in Azerbaijan which amounts to 613,654 people, or 6.2% of the total population. Azerbaijan ratified the Convention on the Rights…  

Creating Inclusive and Decent Jobs for Socially Vulnerable Groups

This 5-year project aims to enhance capacities for the unemployed job-seekers from the vulnerable sections of the population and create opportunities for their productive employment within the formal…  

Women’s Economic Empowerment in South Caucasus (UN Women)

The overarching goal of the project is to ensure that women, particularly the poor and socially-excluded, are economically empowered and participate in decision-making. The project specifically aims…  

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