Growing Cities, Hungry Mouths, and Women Farmers: Why Participation Counts

Event: 2nd Asian Irrigation Forum

Growing Cities, Hungry Mouths, and Women Farmers: Why Participation Counts

22 January 2016
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Multiple challenges such as limited recognition impede women’s participation in the agriculture sector. More can be achieved in irrigation when women farmers are encouraged to participate and reach their full potential in light of changing economic and social patterns, increasing populations, and diminishing water resources.

Geographical Focus: 
Global
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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