Women play a major role in the management of agricultural landscapes. In rural and agrarian communities, they grow the cereals that form the foundation of meals, manage nutrient rich home gardens and forage for wild fruits and medicine. Not only are women growing the food, they’re fetching firewood, cooking meals and cleaning up afterwards – their daily lives are intertwined with all aspects of food production from the household to the fields and the forests, which means they also have the potential for protecting and affecting great change in these integrated systems. But, even as these stewards engage with their … Continue reading
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