To End Hunger in Africa, We Must Put Women at the Center of Agricultural Growth

Published on 13 December 2012

Realizing the productive potential of women is essential, as gender inequality is both a significant cause and an effect of hunger. (..) With projects like Purchase for Progress (P4P), a five-year pilot, WFP works with partners to reduce barriers faced by rural women. (..) We must rise to the challenge presented by high, volatile food prices and turn it into an opportunity for the continent of Africa and, most important, for its women.

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