Category - Gender and development

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From little things big things grow: measuring women’s empowerment in agriculture

Five years ago, under the shade of a Kachere tree in rural Malawi, a woman named Grace told me a story. It was a story of prolonged drought. Having nowhere to turn for advice, she felt a heaviness watching crops fail not just in her own small garden, but also in her neighbours’ and then the whole...