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Ibyiza Birimbere Cooperative Outgrows Old Storeroom

The Ibyiza Birimbere cooperative encouraged it's male membership to bring their wives and other women farmers from their rural community into the fold. The change has started yielding results.


Pictured: The chairman of Ibyiza Birimbere Evariste Tugurinshuti displays the old cramped store for the cooperative’s harvest. An increase in productivity has allowed them to start building a larger new storehouse for their maize and beans.


Photo Credit: UN Women/Ana Lukatela

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Taken on December 31, 2011