Women Farmers

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.

2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress Highlights Importance of Crop Diversity

The Reawakened Foods Initiative recently featured storytellers who are working to raise awareness of agrobiodiversity around the world.

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.