Women empowerment achievable through increased access to land, power — Report

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Women empowerment achievable through increased access to land, power — Report

As CBN promises to tackle financial issues affecting women

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja

A report, Saturday, showed that women empowerment is achievable through increased access to electricity and land resources towards boosting food security and economic growth.

The report came out from two surveys disseminated during a ‘One Day Policy Dialogue on Women in Agriculture, Rural Electrification, and Women Empowerment’ held in Abuja, was organised by Partnership for Economic Policy, PEP. The research was funded by IDRC, CRDI, Global Affairs Canada, and William-Flora Hewlett Foundation.

The dialogue was attended by government officials from the Federal Ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development, Women Affairs and Social Development, Rural Electrification Agency, Central Bank of Nigeria, Civil Society Organisations, academia, private sector, and others.

One of the presentations with the theme, ‘Increasing Women’s Access to Farm Land to Improve Food Security, Productivity…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper