International Women Day: Tackling weeds and making a difference in the lives of women in cassava farming

…Women being major stakeholders in rural communities play a significant role in cassava production and processing. To control weeds, for instance, women contribute about 90% of the hand-weeding, and in some cases where the burden is huge and unbearable, children are withdrawn from school to assist in weeding, an action that compromises the future of the home. Read more…

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