Rural women are the focus of courses offered by Embrapa

Rural women are the focus of courses offered by Embrapa

The production of Non-Conventional Food Plants, or simply PANCs, is one of seven free courses aimed at rural women. The trainings are offered by the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (Embrapa) and have a workload between 8 hours and 30 hours.Rural women are the focus of courses offered by Embrapa

Among the trainings are content on vegetable gardens in small spaces, production of vegetables, aromatic and spice plants, sweet potato cultivation and stingless bee breeding taught by professionals from the Embrapa Vegetables (Brasília, DF) and Embrapa Meio Ambiente (Jaguariúna, SP). The participant will have 30 days to complete the course, counting from the date of registration.

The initiative is part of the MMFDH’s Qualifica Mulher project, which aims to provide professional training. The courses are part of a partnership between the Ministry of Women, Family and Human Rights (MMFDH) and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa).


Created in 2020, Qualifica Mulher has benefited more than 105,000 women across the country. The program proposes to form a network of partnerships with the Government and private institutions. The aim is to promote professional qualification, work and entrepreneurship actions to generate employment and income for women in situations of social vulnerability.

The project’s axes of action include “Qualifica Capacita – qualification and professional training”, “Qualifica Empreende – training for entrepreneurship” and “Qualifica Concretiza – path to employability and incentive to microcredit for female entrepreneurs”.

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