Celebrating Global Female Farmers on International Women’s Day
As we celebrate International Women’s Day today, we would like to shine a spotlight on women farmers across the globe who are fighting to end hunger and poverty.
Globally, 1.6 billion women rely on farming for their livelihoods, and they also produce more than half of the world’s food. Researchers from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet project met with farmers groups, NGOs, scientists and government agencies to uncover sustainable agricultural practices.
Visit Environmental Expert to learn more about the innovations that are are helping women get access to credit, improve their incomes, feed their families, introduce sustainable crops to markets, and reduce rural poverty.