Women Can't Wait

  By Allyson Brown The Summit on the UN Millennium Development Goals is fast approaching. If we are serious about beating global poverty, the empowerment of women farmers must be high on the agenda. Why?  Did you know that women produce more than half of the world’s food but earn only 10% of the world’s income?  And although women produce up to 80% of food in the developing world, they often aren’t able to grow enough to feed themselves and their families.  Over a billion people go hungry every day, and 60% are women....more