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AWARD Newsletter, November 2019
How can Africa unlock the potential of Gender-Responsive Agricultural Policies to feed its people?

Women play a critical role in feeding African populations through their roles in production, aggregation, marketing and processing. Yet, from limiting access to resources and information to supporting small food processors to access finance, information and markets, government policies play an important role in either enabling or constraining women’s success in the sector. The fundamental […]

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