Empower Women (Farmers)

Empower Women (Farmers)

by Philipp Kauffman

The UN reported that if women farmers were given the same access to resources that male farmers have, they could reduce malnutrition 12-17% globally.

Boosting the yields of women farmers helps keep forests standing, as farmers are less inclined to expand their crops into nearby forests when their existing land is productive. This solution could reduce emissions by 2 gigatons of carbon dioxide by 2050. This highlights the deep connections between forests and food systems – integrating the two through agroforestry and ecological farming practices has been at the heart of a number of successful regenerative movements led by rural

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