Applying a Gender Lens to Agriculture: Farmers, Leaders, and Hidden Influencers in the Rural Economy

by Patty Devaney

September 3, 2014

In this issue brief, we share how we’ve applied a gender lens to our work in smallholder agricultural finance. Through our Women in Agriculture Initiative, we’re doubling down on our support for women farmers, agro-processing employees, and leaders. This program is fostering economic empowerment and underscoring the vital nature of women in less conspicuous—but high-impact—agricultural roles.

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