Source: "Farmer Story #5 – Vida Baazaantaayele" by Jessica Kaisaris on the Farmerline website
Did you know that half of Ghana's female population is in agriculture?
Source: "Farmer Story #6 – Anna Deblu" by Jessica Kaisaris on the Farmerline website
In December 2014, Farmerline and MEDA visited Vida and 40 other female smallholder farmers in the Lambusie-Karni district of Ghana.
Source: "Picton's Sarah French will get wheels turning for women of Ghana" on countylive.ca
Sarah French plans to get the wheels turning on a project to help "GROW" opportunities for rural women.
French spent seven months in Nicaragua as an intern last year to work with farmers on sustainable development projects and witnessed the toll of poverty on its citizens, especially women.
Source: "Fortified foods to save millions" in the Daily News
MORE than half a million children under the age of five have died in Tanzania in the past decade as a result of inadequate nutrition, but a new joint project with some Waterloo roots will increase access to one important micronutrient and potentially save lives.