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  1. Library Resource
    December, 2002
    Rwanda
  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1988
    Africa

    This paper focuses on the role of women in agro-industries in eastern and southern Africa. The women of Africa have' historically played key roles in the African economy as contributors to their society and as caretakers of the family while their, husbands are away working in mines, plantations or cities. African women are starting to get acknowledged as the ones who predominantly produce food crops.

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 1988
    Africa

    The scale and persistence of the food crisis in Africa during the last

    20 years is of the gravest concern to African governments as well as to the international community. Food production is not able to keep pace with population growth and many countries in the continent have become increasingly dependent on imports of food stuffs originating from international aid.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 1991
    Africa

    Women's access to and control of land is an important, even crucial issue because of its relation to and implications for food production and food security in the region. Women in rural Africa often do not own the land they are working. The land generally is registered as belonging to their husbands, who then pass it on to their sons, at least to those who remain in the rural area of origin.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 1989
    Africa

    The purpose of this paper is to examine the progress that has been achieved, identify innovatory experience and provide a frame for discussion on where to go next. Particular attention will be given to the benefits accruing to small farmers and livestock producers, particularly women. It will deal with policies and programmes in input supply and the provision of credit subject to the continuing constraints on the use of foreign exchange and government finance still prevailing m most African countries.

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