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Women Feel the Impact of Climate Change

June 19, 2010, taken from http://www.baiganchoka.com “We are dependent on agriculture, which is totally dependent on good weather”, says Nompumelelo Maluleke as she shades her eyes from the fierce glare of the mid-day sun. As a rural woman, she says, … Continue reading

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Women farmer leaders meet in Rome to discuss their challenges and opportunities

The workshop on promoting womens’ leadership in farmers’ organizations kicked off the Third Global Farmers’ Forum. This workshop is very unique, so unique that even the weather decided to do something unique. On Friday, it snowed in Rome!!! The workshop … Continue reading

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Group seeks support for female farmers

Group seeks support for female farmers. Actionaid Nigeria, an international non-governmental organisation, wants the federal government to give more attention to female farmers in Nigeria. Ifeoma Charles- Monwuba, its Deputy Country Director, made this request when the group paid a … Continue reading

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Sticky Rice Holds Ancient Chinese Buildings Together

Sticky Rice Holds Ancient Chinese Buildings Together. Perfect for scooping with chopsticks, sticky rice is also helping centuries-old bridges, temples, tombs, and city walls stand firm in China, according to a new study that unlocks the secrets of the mixture’s “legendary … Continue reading

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