Two aspects of women's workload in West Africa

Poor farm women not only work longer hours than men but often perform physically demanding work.
It is now commonly recognized that in poorer households, women farmers usually work longer and harder than men. A 1999 IFAD Assessment of Rural Poverty confirms this pattern in the West and Central African countries.

Topics: 
Banana Cassava Cereals Gender Gender analysis Gender equity Maize Production Rice Sweet Potato Value Chain Women's Empowerment

Latest Updates