Aid experts urge more help for Africa's female farmers

12/26/2008 | AlertNet

Aid groups are spearheading efforts to encourage policymakers to focus their agricultural aid efforts on small-scale female farmers, who grow as much as 80% of Africa's food crops. Improved technology for working the land, crop storing facilities and increased seed variety are some of the improvements suggested by proponents.

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