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EMPOWERING WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE

Women are central to agriculture and make a strong contribution to food security and nutrition at both the household and community levels. In many developing countries, they make up almost half of the agricultural labor force, but their production is limited by barriers to finance, inputs, and extension services, as …

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How WhatsApp, Wheel covers and Motorbike flaps are Enhancing Demand for Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Vines in Tanzania

In Tanzania—as in many parts of sub Saharan Africa (SSA)—orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) farmers are facing the challenge of prolonged droughts. This has led to a limited demand for clean planting materials and the sweetpotato vine multiplication business has remained unattractive to many. Since 2015 Mary Ndomba and her team at …

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