By Beverly Bell and Tory Field
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Hello again... I thougth I would start to share more of my Africa story. I first arrived in Kenya in 2007 while in transit to Southern Sudan.
Women farm workers in rural India labor as hard as men do, but are paid half of what men are.
Rony Charles, a rice grower and member of the Agricultural Producer Cooperative of Verrettes, said, “Instead of foreigners sending us food, they should give us the chance to do our own agriculture so
A group of women have broken into what has been a male bastion for centuries: Farming.
“A new earthquake” is what peasant farmer leader Chavannes Jean-Baptiste of the Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) called the news that Monsanto will be donating 60,000 seed sacks (475 tons) of hybrid co
When Dulce Marlene Contreras started her organization with seven of her friends, she had just one thing on her mind: helping the women in her rural corner of Honduras protect themselves from domestic violence.
Women are the farmers of the world. Now their right to own land is being recognized as the key for ending global hunger.
Last week, the Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic released a document, supporting the farm production of genetically modified crops.