MCC: Did You Know?

by MCC Canada

  • 1 in 9 persons worldwide do not have enough food, and 70 percent of them are food producers?
  • Almost half of the developing world’s farmers  are women, yet they receive only 5 percent of farmer education and farm support?
  • Supporting women farmers in their access to land, seed, and credit could increase yields on their farms by 20–30%, lifting 100-150 million people out of hunger?

 

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