"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."
Policy makers focus on Food Security and Nutrition Programs
Agriculture is the single largest producing sector of the Bangladesh economy, and both the government and NGOs are providing extensive support to this sector.
If you want to understand one of the best new ideas for fighting global poverty, an excellent place to start is Biti Rose Nasoni in the southern African nation of Malawi.
Tussamo Tino, 31, is married and a father of three children. He is a farmer in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region (SNNPR) in Ethiopia.
The world’s taste for chocolate is growing, but supply of the key ingredient – cocoa – is not keeping up! And despite the demand from consumers, cocoa farmers struggle to make ends meet. Young farmers often leave their family cocoa business in search of opportunities elsewhere.
High in the Ecuadorian cloud forest, CARE implemented a program to help families harvest water from the air for drinking and washing.