Closing the Crop Gap in Egypt – Meet Suzan, Randa, and Nagla
Suzan, Randa and, Nagla are women farmers living in Egypt that face the Crop Gap. A program by CARE called “She Feeds the World” is aiming to change that by empowering small-scale women farmers through training and education. Focused on improving food security and nutrition, the program is empowering women around the world to help create positive changes for their families and communities.
The Role of Gender in Building a Sustainable Food System
Women are integral in every part of the Food System. Discover how closing the Crop Gap is critical to increasing global food production.
Transformative Change Through Women’s Land Rights by Karol Bourdreaux
Learn about a major constraint that makes it difficult for women on small-scale farms to build sustainable livelihoods: women frequently lack control over land.
Why Women are Key to More Sustainable Agriculture
See why Christine Daugherty, VP of Global Sustainable Agriculture and Responsible Sourcing at PepsiCo, believes that empowering women is an important step to building a sustainable food system.
Closing the Crop Gap: Empowering Women to Feed the World
Read the perspective of Michelle Nunn, CEO and President of CARE, on why “it’s essential that we address one of the main causes of food insecurity — gender inequality.”
UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Learn more about the role of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in making gender equality and women’s empowerment a reality.
She Feeds the World: CARE’s Programmatic Framework for Food and Nutrition Security
Dive deeper into the reasons why hunger and malnutrition are the greatest threats to public health and more about CARE’s integrated approach to improving food and nutrition security globally.
*Photo Credit: Peter Caton/CARE
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Women in Agriculture: Closing the Gender Gap for Development and World Hunger
Read how providing women with equal access to productive resources and opportunities may be the key to bolstering the struggling global agricultural sector and feeding communities living in extreme hunger, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) latest State of Food and Agriculture report.
When money flows into the hands of women, everything changes
Discover Melinda Gates’ view on what we can gain when we focus on women’s economic empowerment, and her thoughts on how to invest in promoting equality everywhere.