On Our Plate: Empowering Women in Agriculture

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Women make up about 43% of the agricultural sector in developing countries around the world. Yet, women often do not have access to the same resources as men. In today’s edition of On Our Plate, we are sharing ways in which we can help to empower women to be an integral part of the agricultural sector.

 

Tribal women farmers find their voice
Rice Today, February 22, 2016

Women and Modern Agriculture
AgNet West, February 22, 2016

Farmers Looks for Common Ground with Consumers 
Agriculture.com, February 19. 2016

Melissa Beck: Agriculture a ‘Perfect’ Industry for Women
Arkansas Business, February 18, 2016

Africa: The Smart Thing to Do
All Africa, February 15, 2016

REPORT: The Business Case for Women’s Participation in Agricultural Cooperatives 
ACDI/VOCA, The Congressional Hunger Center

Developing Maize Value Chains to Empower Women and Youth – Page 70
2015 GAP Report

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