Women-led Agroecology

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In West Africa, social and patriarchal conditions and norms limit rural women’s opportunities and rights. Women are often denied rights to access and own land, or permission to leave the household for employment. This discrimination leads to poverty, and with it, added marginalization and vulnerability.

Women-Led Agroecology has the power to advance gender equality, while also improving food security and environmental resilience in the face of a changing climate.

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