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VIDEO: Can women farmers survive the odds?

AN estimated 70 percent of agricultural produce in Nigeria is produced by smallholder farmers, majority of whom are women. The...

Smallholder women farmers still frustrated over promise of palliatives that remain a pipe dream

They prepared, borrowed money and materials to invest in efforts at getting a bountiful harvest in the year 2020. Many of them, apparently encouraged by the experience of the past few years, did not want to waste the opportunity offered by the times. But before the end of the first quarter of the year a pandemic, not seen in recent history, happened on the world and sent everybody scampering for cover. 
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Food security: Women farmers in Abuja count losses even as lockdown eases

This is the lamentation of Peace Chijioke, one of the small scale women farmers resident in Abuja as she recounts the recent ordeal she and her family went through following the lockdown necessitated by the Coronavirus pandemic.
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