Women empowerment

In the month of March, FoodTrade ESA Programme joins the world in celebrating International Women’s Day – Miles in women empowerment. ¬†Established to commemorate the movement for women’s rights, the day is an important platform to advocate for a gender inclusive approach to social, economic and political development. It is also an important occasion to acknowledge progress made towards gender parity. The unrealised potential for women to further contribute to agriculture growth and sustainability is increasingly being acknowledged, and they continue to take up active roles at various levels of agricultural value chains. Read more here