Agriculture

9/30/13

Avocados and Guinea Pigs Change Life for Peruvian Farmers

Hector Gutierrez walks through his avocado grove just after the trees have been irrigated. Water glistens on the leaves as he pulls down the brim of his cap to shade his eyes from the sun.

7/11/13

Obama’s Fantastic Boring Idea

The farm fields here are cemeteries of cornstalks: a severe drought has left them brown, withered and dead. Normally, a failed crop like that signifies starvation.

6/4/13

CARE Applauds Bipartisan Senate Amendment to Farm Bill to Improve Food Aid

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 4, 2013) - CARE applauds the U.S. Senate for unanimously approving an amendment to the Farm Bill sponsored by Sens.

3/8/13

The Pathways Challenge: She’s Growing It, He’s Getting the Credit, Everyone Is Losing

In Africa, the majority of food is grown by women, yet women own less than 2 percent of the world’s land, access only 10 percent of agricultural credit, and are routinely – systematically?

3/1/13

Pathways to Transformation for Smallholder Women

"For one to be productive, you need to have access to resources and to markets," says Henry Swira. "And it's easier for men to have access to resources, because that's how traditionally it's been constructed, when actually it is women who do 70 per cent of the work in the field." 

2/21/13

Rep. McCollum and policy makers travel with CARE to South Sudan and Tanzania

Policy makers focus on Food Security and Nutrition Programs

The Farmer Field and Business School

CARE's Pathways program focuses on improving poor smallholder women farmer’s productivity and profitability by empowering women to more fully engage in equitable agriculture systems.

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