Many have warned that if women's unpaid work is to be duly counted, the economic model as we know it would fall apart. Yet, are we aware of how the world would be fed if women in the rural areas simply stopped, asks Andrea Nuila Herrmannsdorfer.
To The Women Who Feed the World
FIAN International, 15 October 2018
Many have warned that if women's unpaid work were to be duly counted, the economic model as we know it would fall apart. Yet, are we aware of how the world would be fed if women in… Read more »
Overloaded and Underpaid - Women and the Role They Play in Feeding Urban South Africa
Daily Maverick, 6 August 2018
The gender boundaries in South Africa that decree women must be the sole food providers need to be challenged. A shift towards more egalitarian power dynamics will have positive… Read more »
Women's Cooperatives Boost Agriculture and Savings in Rural Ethiopia
UN Women, 1 August 2018
Through women's cooperatives, a joint UN programme provides training in agricultural techniques, improved seeds and time-saving machinery, while also granting loans and encouraging… Read more »
Female Agriculturist Cultivates 15 Acres of Farmland in Bong
Observer, 20 August 2018
Women account for eighty-five percent of the agricultural labor force of Liberia, playing an important role in the management of food production. Read more »
Women sorting and drying coffee beans.
A 2017 case study titled "Women's Access to Land in Tanzania" revealed that the majority of small-scale women farmers are illiterate and lack the capacity to fight for their ... Read more »
Through women's cooperatives, a joint UN programme provides training in agricultural techniques, improved seeds and time-saving machinery, while also granting loans and encouraging ... Read more »
A new study in the Democratic Republic of Congo found that treating women subsistence farmers with just a single dose of a cheap deworming medication, significantly improved their ... Read more »
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