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In the world’s poorest places

In the world’s poorest places, it’s usually women who feed and cook for their families. More than half the time, they also grow the food.
Investment in sustainable agriculture, and the female farmers who practice it, can also help fill a gaping hole in the world's food supply, with some projecting that the world must grow 50% more food over the next 20 years to keep more people from joining the ranks of the billion who go hungry today.
A small investment in improved farming techniques, or even better seeds, could pay big dividends, creating a surplus to sell in the local market or income to send a daughter to school for the first time.
Given the tools, the world’s women won’t have to wonder where their next meal is coming from or rely on one-time handouts from relief agencies or governments. They will create their own opportunities
Why women represent the key to breaking the cycle of hunger and poverty around the world.



Umme Mahbuba's picture


Hi Sumitra,
I like your topic and the issues that you bring up in this essey. Keep it up. I look forward to hearing form you about it more.
Thank you,

sunita.basnet's picture

Hello Sumitra Ji,

Hello Sumitra ji,

Your work is so inspiring, please keep informing us how you are bringing the change in Nepal? we, the whole worldpulse team are waiting to read your story. By the way, where are you from Nepal? Please feel free to connect with all the Nepalese so we will have a strong group here in pulse wire.

love much

With Love and Regards
Sunita Basnet

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