Smallholder women farmers and challenges of attaining food security


Nigerian women farmers are known for their active involvement in agriculture, which has contributed a lot to ensuring food security in the country. However, these women, particularly the smallholder farmers, are now being confronted by numerous challenges militating against their farming business. NURUDEEN ALIMI visited smallholder women farmers in five Local Government areas of Oyo State to find out if they are getting any help from the federal government is assisting them in cushioning the effect of the various challenges, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.


IT was lamentation galore as Yetunde Adetona, a smallholder farmer and mother of two and this reporter journeyed…

Source: Nigerian Tribune