Centre for Women in Agriculture and Nutrition calls for government’s support for women in agriculture

The Centre for Women in Agriculture and Nutrition (CWAN), a Non-governmental Organisation, has called on government to prioritise the needs of women in agriculture to help improve the food and nutrition needs of the country. It said women contributed more … Continue reading Centre for Women in Agriculture and Nutrition calls for government’s support for women in agriculture

African women in agriculture suffer disproportionately in COVID-19 pandemic

African women in agriculture are suffering disproportionately as the COVID-19 pandemic worsens existing structural economic, social and technological inequalities, a new survey shows. Female farmers on the continent are struggling to perform their multiple roles in society during the pandemic … Continue reading African women in agriculture suffer disproportionately in COVID-19 pandemic

Over 6,000 individuals in Bono East to receive socioeconomic empowerment

A total of 6,766 individuals, mostly women, in the Bono East Region are scheduled to benefit from a three-year (2020-2023) socioeconomic empowerment project aimed at improving standard of living for the people, especially marginalised groups in society. Implementation of the … Continue reading Over 6,000 individuals in Bono East to receive socioeconomic empowerment

Women farmers empowered in forest protection and environmental sustainability through FoE/GLA project

One of the forest-fringe communities in the Western North Region of Ghana is Nsowakrom. This is where Ama who is a farmer, wife and mother of two resides. He lives there with her husband. She is energetic, full of life … Continue reading Women farmers empowered in forest protection and environmental sustainability through FoE/GLA project

Review selection process and criteria for the National Best Farmer Award – Peasant Farmers

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called for a review of the selection process for the National Best Farmer Award to make provision for smallholder farmers, fisherfolk, the youth and women. That, the Association said would reflect the … Continue reading Review selection process and criteria for the National Best Farmer Award – Peasant Farmers