Women are central to feeding Africa

In developing regions, such as sub-Saharan Africa, more than 60% of women are directly involved in agricultural work, but very few gain access to information, training or supplies. Another challenge is how the agricultural work environment affects the health of women. Despite the central role they play in growing much of the region’s food, the conditions they work in leave much to be desired. To address this many organisations, including the Gate Foundation, have sponsored different programmes. It is important to give adequate training, inputs and other supports for female workers on small-scale farms. Read more here.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: