AfDB unveils plan to empower African women in agriculture

Women make up almost 50% of the agricultural labour force in Sub-Saharan Africa, but earn less and face more challenges regarding land ownership and loans than their male counterparts. A new AfDB report explores opportunities for African women, with a focus on the cocoa, coffee, cotton and cassava sectors in Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso and Nigeria, respectively.

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