Agricultural Technology

Application of new farming systems, methods, and tools to improve growth and harvesting.

More equitable access to assets and services -- land, water, technology, innovation and credit, banking and financial services -- will strengthen women's rights, increase agricultural productivity, reduce hunger and promote economic growth.

From the Report: Women's Economic Empowerment: Issues Paper

Case Study

Well-designed places help women create economic development for themselves and their communities

Sample Grant

54% of the land across Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda is arable and under permanent crops.

World Bank


Current agricultural policies and programmes continue to be gender-blind and largely disadvantageous to women smallholder farmers.

From the Report: What Works for Women: Proven Approaches for Empowering Women Smallholders and Achieving Food Security