Did you know? The key role of women in ensuring food security

Women in West Africa play a fundamental role in the agricultural sector and in the food economy as a whole. Women hold the keys to food and nutrition security across the region. How to reduce inequalities and how to empower women? Advancing the cause of women in West Africa also advances the region’s march toward food security.


Sahel and West Africa Club Secretariat (SWAC/OECD)

Countries – Regions: CILSS area, ECOWAS area, UEMOA area

Themes: Agriculture & Value chains, Employment, Food security, Gender, Markets, prices & trade, Nutrition, Resilience, Social protection

Scale: Local, National, Cross-border, Regional (West Africa)

Langs: English

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