by GFAR In a new joint mentorship programme, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Agrifood Network (IAFN) have been supporting women agripreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa. In doing so, they have generated a remarkable ripple effect through local communities and regions. Supporting female-led SMEs Rural small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the… Continue reading One empowered female agripreneur can rally an entire community.
“Through both education and teamwork, women can achieve anything.” – The story of Lydia Sasu
by GFAR This month is Rural Women’s month on the GFAR blog – and today, we look to the inspiring achievements of Lydia Sasu, a pioneering advocate from Ghana who has dedicated her career to empowering rural women in agriculture. Lydia was awarded the ‘World Women Foundation Award’ in 2011, the ‘World Food Prize’ in… Continue reading “Through both education and teamwork, women can achieve anything.” – The story of Lydia Sasu