Trainings focused on formalizing gender equity can help empower women in agricultural communities.
Recent research shows that dismantling gender inequalities in agrifood systems can boost economic growth, food security, and resilience to climate shocks.
“I honestly believe our best days aren’t behind us,” says Matte Wilson of the Sicangu Food Sovereignty Initiative. “They’re ahead of us.”
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…
U.S. Congress should shift funding toward more promising ecological programs that will support farmers.
Farafena, a Vancouver-based company, is supporting women smallholder farmers in Mali, developing local economies, and committing to transparent supply chains.