The infrastructure for the agriculture market is in place and has increased food security well beyond what was anticipated hundreds of years ago. The younger generations are bombarded with plenty of job opportunities in more modern industries, so why should they choose to work in agriculture?
Did you know that women make up roughly half of the agricultural workforce in many areas in the world? In fact, in some areas in Sub-Saharan Africa, women make up to 60% of the agriculture workforce. Read about the important role women play in the productivity of the agriculture ecosystem.
By 2050, we will need to feed 9 billion people on the planet. This cannot be done without inspiring and supporting the women that make up our agricultural workforce.
In developing countries across Africa, Asia and Central America, women make up 43% of the agricultural workforce. However, their farms generally under-perform relative to those owned by male farmers in the same region. These female farmers are being deprived of access to the same inst...