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Why women should own their land

When women own the land they till, families tend to be better fed, better educated and healthier, research suggests. Women account for nearly half of the world’s smallholder farmers in developing countries, according to some estimates, and they increasingly make up the majority of farmers in places where men have moved to cities in search of work.

Topic:

Education; Gender; Poverty Reduction; Drought; Biodiversity

Date:

2013-09-05

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