publication . Preprint . Other literature type . 2010

Women Farmer’s and Agriculture Growth: Challenge and Perspective for Africa face the economic crisis

Adeniyi, Labintan; Adeniyi, Labintan;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2010
Abstract
In poor countries the agricultural sector is essential to growth, poverty reduction, and food security. In Sub- Saharan Africa, the agricultural sector employs 65 percent of the labor force and generates 32 per cent of GDP growth (Christian Friis Bach and all, 2008).More than half of rural employment in Sub- Saharan Africa consists of self-employed farmers, many of whom are women. Women generally own less land and the land they have is often of lower quality than the land owned by men. According to the International Development Research Centre, women in Africa only own 1 per cent of the land. Women have to contend with limited access to financial and technical r...
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free text keywords: Women Farmer-Africa- Economic Crisis-Challenge and Perspective, International Development, Labor and Human Capital,, International Development, Labor and Human Capital, Women Farmer-Africa- Economic Crisis-Challenge and Perspective
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publication . Preprint . Other literature type . 2010

Women Farmer’s and Agriculture Growth: Challenge and Perspective for Africa face the economic crisis

Adeniyi, Labintan; Adeniyi, Labintan;