Women Collecting Fish at Sunset in Dili District

Women Collecting Fish at Sunset in Dili District

WNN Photos Women collecting fish on Asia coast at sunset in the Dili District. (WNN) TILMOR-LESTE: As in all coastal communities in Timor-Leste, the ocean both feeds and sustains villagers. For generations coastal communities in Asia have relied on a wide range of fish for their livelihoods. However, fish stocks in South-East Asia are being […]

Empowering women farmers can help relieve global hunger

Empowering women farmers can help relieve global hunger

Juhie Bhatia – Women News Network – WNN MDG Stories As global food prices continue to remain high, with potential increases on the horizon because of soaring oil prices and supply concerns, experts says there is one often-overlooked solution for fighting hunger: women Gender gap Women are vital to food production in many developing countries, […]

The best way to reduce world hunger (women farmers)

The best way to reduce world hunger (women farmers)

Dr. Cesar Chelala – Gulf Times (Qatar) – Friday, 22 April, 2011 Recent World Bank statistics are sobering. Food prices shot up 36% last year, thus adding 44mn people to the rank of the impoverished. Just a further 10% more would push 10mn more into those that are poor and hungry. Recently in Washington, talking […]