Food and Agriculture

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Food and Agriculture


food, agriculture


Resources and information about women, food, and agriculture.

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Women in Agriculture: An Assessment of the Current State of Affairs in Africa
This study examines the state of women in African agriculture, by focusing on how policy and institutional considerations frame the conditions of access to agricultural resources. The study first shows the missing links in the approaches to African…

“What’d Life Be Without Home Grown Tomatoes?” Iowa Women Farmers’ Motivations, Beliefs, and Practices Within the Local Foods Movement
A 2008 paper by Andrea Rissing of Grinnell College about Iowa women farmers’ in the local foods movement.

2012 USDA Census of Agriculture Race, Ethnicity and Gender Profiles
Race, ethnicity, and gender profiles from the USDA Census of Agriculture

Women Food & Ag Network (WFAN)
To engage women in building an ecological and just food and agricultural system through individual and community power.

Pink Tractor
Pink Tractor is dedicated to sharing women’s stories, providing encouragement and resources, and creating community, on and off the farm. Farm Strong. Woman Smart.

Tajik women are forced to be dependent on men due to lack of land access: A study on women and farming in Tajikistan
analyzes the gender legislation and the national policies and strategies of Tajikistan within the field of agriculture. It looks at the barriers in the gender policy implementation, the participation of women at the decision-making level and the…

Feminist Perspectives towards Transforming Economic Power: Food Sovereignty
Presents an analysis of the current debates about food sovereignty from a gender perspective, in which the international and Latin American peasant women movement have played a central role.

Feminist Perspectives towards Transforming Economic Power: Agroecology
A study that examines the relationship between agroecology and feminism in Brazil and shows agroecology to be an essential tool that can advance the empowerment of rural women.
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