Gender Inequality

Women grow 70% of Africa's food. But have few rights over the land they tend

Women from a local cocoa farmers association called BLAYEYA work with cocoa beans in Djangobo, Niable in eastern Ivory Coast, November 17, 2014. BLAYEYA is a women's only association with each member owning a field and planting cocoa. Picture taken November 17, 2014. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon (IVORY COAST - Tags: BUSINESS AGRICULTURE FOOD SOCIETY) - GM1EABI1NFD01

Nearly half of all smallholder farmers are female, yet women own less than 20% of the world's land. Image: REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon

Jamila Abass
CEO & Co-Founder, M-Farm Ltd
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Female share of the agricultural labour force. Image: FAOSTAT
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