Agriculture

Female farmers face climate change risks

Women farmers contribute to biodiversity, resilience, and food production the world over, but are now increasingly—and disproportionately—affected by climate change.

A farmer harvests rice by hand in 2009 in Timor-Leste. More than 70 per cent of the world's hungry people are farmers, write Stephanie McDonald and Dana Stefov. UN photograph by Martine Perret

By DANA STEFOV, STEPHANIE MCDONALD

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 12:00 AM

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