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Women are critical for achieving the vision

Women are critical

Women are at the center of agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. An estimated 60% to 80% of food crops in the region are produced by women. Urban migration, which involves men more than women, increases pressures on women, making them an even more critical part of food production system. Women are …
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SPHI Brief 2013: Rooting out hunger in Malawi with nutritious Orange-fleshed sweetpotato

Malnutrition among young children remains one of the biggest challenges in Malawi rural. Agriculture is the major occupation in rural areas, getting this sector moving is critical for food security and poverty reduction. Maize is the most important food crop, followed by cassava, sweetpotato, Irish potato, and sorghum. Sweetpotato is …
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