Harvest-Plus partner, others advocate empowerment of women for agric
It has been advocated that more women should be empowered to boost agric productivity, for over 80% of the agric production comes from small-scale women farmers who are mostly rural dwellers. Mrs Bola Adeyemo, a partner with HarvestPlus Nigeria, producer of vitamin-A fortified cassava in Eruwa, Oyo State, said “the first thing I think should…
At third nutritious food fair, stakeholders task women on malnutrition
Women have been identified as major players in addressing malnutrition in Nigeria and unless they are trained to make nutrition-sensitive decisions, malnutrition cannot be eradicated in the country.