rural women

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    Gender inequalities and food insecurity

    15 July 2019
  • Launched by Oxfam and local partners, the Female Food Heroes initiative is an annual award that champions women farmers who are examples of what millions of women around the world are doing to ensure food security. Photo: Coco McCabe/Oxfam

    Celebrating women farmers: Oxfam’s Female Food Heroes competition

    28 August 2018
  • In South Sudan, Oxfam trained producers in good cultivation, storage and marketing techniques. Elizabeth is now cultivating new vegetables. “With the money I make, I can send my children to school and pay for healthcare” she says. Photo: Tim Bierley/Oxfam

    Empowering women farmers to end hunger and poverty

    12 October 2017
  • A woman in Tsholotsho District in Zimbabwe is participating in a pilot project to develop drought-resistant crops and learn simple methods to effectively grow produce (2016). Photo: Sven Torfinn/Oxfam Novib.

    Financing women farmers

    12 October 2017
  • Mukeshimana Leocadie holds a pineapple outside Tuzamurane cooperative centre in Eastern Rwanda, Kirehe District where she is a member.

    “Tuzamurane”: women pineapple farmers ‘lift one another up’ in Rwanda

    6 March 2017
  • Nalukui is a farmer in Zambia. She harvested only 10kg of maize this year due to drought. Photo: Misozi Tembo

    Making maize markets work for all in Southern Africa

    9 September 2016