Root Capital-Applying Gender Lens to Agriculture. Farmers, Leaders and Hidden Influences in the Rural Economy.

February 24, 2021

“In this issue brief, the authors share the experience of applying a gender lens to work in smallholder agricultural finance. Through the Women in Agriculture Initiative, Root Capital has been able to better understand the areas in which women receive support (as farmers, agro-processing employees, and leaders). This work has also identified new areas for potential impact that further foster economic empowerment for women, underscoring the vital nature of women in less conspicuous— but high-impact — roles and positions.”

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