A Solution for Climate Change and the World Food Crisis



Author:
Action Aid
Publisher:
Action Aid
Publication Date:
16 November 2012
Tags:
Food and Agriculture, Economy, Business and Finance, Africa, Governance, Women and Gender

The UN Climate Conference in Durban needs to support women farmers in order to tackle the growing global food crisis. Agriculture is being increasingly threatened by climate change. Small scale farmers produce half the world's food and most of them are women. With access to training, technology, financial services and markets - the number of people going hungry could be cut by 15%.