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?
"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
One of the original CARE Packages© contained agricultural supplies and farming tools.
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.
Our Chef Advocates are changing the way policymakers and communities think about food in order to empower the millions of people around the world do not have enough food to eat. Meet some of the farmers who are lifting themselves out of poverty with CARE’s support.