Empowering African women through digital inclusion in seed saving for food sovereignty (News of World)
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News of World published an op-ed by Venter Mwongera (Kenya) on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, stating that digital technologies can help women farmers to exchange and access information about indigenous seeds and their conservation. However, the adoption of digital technologies in agriculture has been uneven, with women farmers being left behind.
The article quotes a a study by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) which found that women in sub-Saharan Africa are less likely than men to have access to mobile phones and the internet.
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