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Reducing the gender gap in agriculture

To mark International Women's Day 2016, CIMMYT created an infographic to highlight the importance of reducing the gender gap in agriculture.

EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) — To mark International Women’s Day 2016, the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)┬ácreated an infographic to highlight the importance of┬áreducing the gender gap in agriculture.

Women are crucial to agricultural production in developing countries, however, are disadvantaged in access to agricultural resources. This disparity negatively impacts farm productivity and threatens food security.

CIMMYT is dedicated to ensuring the inclusion of women in its projects, research and training opportunities.

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