Why investing in women is key to the growth of agribusiness – Development Finance

Nathalie Hoffman, gender specialist at the IFC

Debunking common misconceptions about women in agribusiness can unlock business opportunities for the private sector, argues Nathalie Hoffmann, gender specialist at the International Finance Corporation

At the recent World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, global leaders from across the world came together to deliberate on some of the most pressing issues of our time, such as agriculture and food security and greater social inclusion. With the global population projected to rise to more than 9 billion by 2050 and the demand for food expected to jump sharply, the need for addressing the challenges of food security assumes greater urgency than before. There is also a growing need to adopt stronger measures to reduce the gender gap—women shouldn’t have to wait 170 years to bridge the divide

https://www.devfinance.net/investing-women-key-growth-agribusiness/

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