Women Farmers

Traditional Knowledge and the Babassu Breakers

Using sustainable agriculture methods, a community of women breakers of the babassu fruit are reinventing the cycle of production of this crop in the northern region of Brazil.

Research in Malawi Shows How Access Impacts Female Farmers

Malawi research shows that gender does not impact farm yields, access does!

New Farmers Union Climate Panel Gives Diverse Group of Farmers and Ranchers a Seat at the Table

The National Farmers Union announces new climate change panel to help address climate change in agriculture.

Women Discuss the Power of Indigenous Foodways in James Beard Panel

Women activists talk about their role in preserving and elevating Indigenous foodways during a recent panel organized by the James Beard Foundation and First Nations Development Institute.

15 Leading Women at the Intersection of Food and Technology

Women at the intersection of food and technology are solving the most pressing challenges of the agriculture sector today.

17 Movements in South America Fighting for Food and Land Sovereignty

These 17 movements are advocating and fighting for food sovereignty and sustainable land management in South America.

Farm Workers Alliance Calls for the Support of Women Experiencing Violence

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas is bringing awareness to gender violence.

Bringing Native Plants Back to Indigenous Diets in Indonesia

Mantasa is rewriting the narrative of food and nutrition sovereignty in Indonesia by reincorporating Indigenous wisdom and native wild plants.

Women Excluded from COVID-19 Hunger Crisis Relief, Report Shows

Among the COVID-19 relief plans CARE reviewed, 34 documents ignored women and girls entirely. Just five proposed actions to address gender inequality.

ColdHubs Is Bringing Solar-Powered Cold Storage to Farmers in Nigeria

50 percent of produce is lost post-harvest in Nigeria. ColdHubs aims to change this through the company’s solar powered coolers.