Effective investments in gender-sensitive agriculture can unleash women’s full potential.
On average, rural women in developing countries work about 16 hours a day, significantly more than men, says Carol Thiessen. UNMISS photograph by JC McIlwaine
WINNIPEG—Zione Mbewi is a great farmer. In recent years she increased yields on her small plot of maize in northern Malawi, and helped provide for her family. She also had big plans to expand her fields.
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