Women Farmers

Sustainable Aquatic Food Systems for Climate Resilience

The role of aquatic foods and water management is crucial to developing more resilient communities and mitigating the climate crisis.

Centering Gender Equity to Bring the World Back into Balance

Women, particularly those in Indigenous communities around the world, have been working the land for generations and know what works, says Chief Caleen Sisk.

Raising Sustainability and Gender Standards Across Asia’s Seafood Industry

The Asian Seafood Improvement Collaborative (ASIC) seeks to empower Asian seafood producers, processors, and distributors by establishing place-based social and environmental standards.

Where to Go from Here: Expanding Women’s Leadership in Food and Agriculture Systems

During a recent interview, farmer, activist, and Co-Founder of the Women, Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN) Denise O’Brien discussed the importance of cultivating women farmers’ leadership skills and including them in decision making processes. In the 1990s, O’Brien helped launch…

Global Alliance Report Highlights Investment Strategies for Resilient Food Systems

A new report encourages investors to use creative financial strategies to promote food system sustainability, resiliency, and equity.

Congress Should Pull the Plug on USAID’S Failing African Green Revolution

U.S. Congress should shift funding toward more promising ecological programs that will support farmers.

Food 4 Farmers Helps Coffee-Farming Families Overcome Seasonal Food Insecurity

Food 4 Farmers collaborates with coffee-growing communities in Latin America to build thriving local food hubs, diversify family income, promote sustainable agricultural practices, and cultivate local leadership.

Research in Tunisia Explores Women Pastoralists’ Roles in Climate Change Adaptation

Women in Tunisia are increasingly involved in livestock activities. Facilitating their access to training and resources could save Tunisia’s degraded rangelands and contribute to climate change adaptation.

The Lexicon’s Initiative Highlights Farafena’s Work with Smallholder Farmers

Farafena, a Vancouver-based company, is supporting women smallholder farmers in Mali, developing local economies, and committing to transparent supply chains.

Livestock Farmers in Afghanistan Face Crisis

The Taliban takeover threatens livestock farmers in Afghanistan, leaving them vulnerable to climate and economic shocks in an increasingly unstable country.

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