“Schools without walls” transforming lives of women farmers in South Sudan

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South Sudanese farmer, sows the seeds for her maize crop for next year. Photo: FAO/Jean Di Marino (file photo)

Women in South Sudan are learning key farming skills in what have been described as “schools without walls” as part of a project set up by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

There are some 600 farming schools in the country which focus on agricultural techniques as well as livelihood and other social issues.

Sebit William has been speaking to Rose Adede, who is a FAO gender affairs officer in South Sudan.

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