Kenya women farmers neglected despite driving agriculture
Kenyan women make 80 percent of all farmers in the country according to the World Bank yet challenges like ownership of land and access to finances means that they never get to enjoy the fruits of their labour.
Flanked by a poultry yard and several cows grazing just a few meters from her ho[...]
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