Women farmers experience a lack of
access to resources globally—in the form of production inputs,
labor, credit, training, and information. Their enormous
contributions to food production, subsistence farming, and the
agricultural labor force in the developing world means that ensuring
gender mainstreaming in information and communication technology
(ICT) is a priority for global food security. It is also central to a
global development agenda based on human rights and effective and
sustainable development outcomes.
This briefing paper addresses these and
related approaches in ICT services for agriculture that support
sustainable practices and promote gender equality.
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