Sharing Household Work: A Story From Mali

This is a story told to us by Ousmane Goulaka after he received training on gender and social transformation as part of CARE’s Pathways to Empowerment program in Mali.


The Picture of Both Opportunity and Hunger is Decidedly Female.

In many African countries, women provide 60-80 percent of agricultural labor, producing food for their households and the market. Yet, 90 percent of agricultural credit is accessed by men and, women own less than 2 percent of the world’s land.


Community Ownership

Her eyes focused on the narrow walking path that zigzagged up the steep mountain. Her legs and shoulders burned with each step, but she was almost home. The plastic container strapped to her back weighed about 40 pounds.


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.


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.


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.


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?