Women, food security and agriculture in a global marketplace

Economic Empowerment

Publication Subtitle: A significant shift
Publication Year: 2008
Publication Author: Rekha Mehra, Mary Hill Rojas

New directions in development assistance and agricultural investments must recognize and support women’s involvement in the full agricultural value chain from production to processing to marketing. This report reviews current thinking and practice on increasing agricultural productivity, both subsistence and commercial agriculture, and examines what is known about women’s roles in both sectors.

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