G is for gender

October 6, 2014

World Development Movement

G is for gender

The evidence shows that Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) puts women in a stronger economic and social position making them able to feed their families with a more nutritious and diverse diet.  FMNR has a significant impact on the availability of fuel, wood and water. Women benefit from this improved supply as it frees them to grow  cash crop and earn extra income selling tree-based products such as the leaves of baobab, flowers of kapok and fruits of the shea and locust bean.

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