Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Blog: COVID-19: A pivotal moment to support women farmers

Most of the world’s poor live in rural areas, working mainly in smallholder agriculture. The pandemic threatens to expose—and exacerbate—gender differences in the constraints that farmers face. Such differences leave women particularly vulnerable to the economic storm of COVID-19. A growing body of evidence demonstrates the power of interventions designed for and targeted to women farmers that can help protect their lives and livelihoods in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More