Category Archives: Agriculture

Increasing Food Supply by Improving Women’s Rights

If you are hearing the news about increasing food prices, now is a good time to think about how women can be the solution rather than the problem, as the book Half the Sky claims:

Bias Against Female Farmers Shrinks Food Harvests

What do you think? Would global gender equality in agriculture potentially offset these intermittent crises in food security set off by such dependent trends as the rise in oil prices?

Susan Pearce