On 21st March 2014, GROW campaign members with support from Oxfam celebrated this year’s International Women’s Day on the theme “Everyone can be an advocate: inspiring change for small holder women farmers’ advancement. ” The event was attended by over 25 women farmers from across Ghana, representatives from INGOs, Civil Society representatives, public and private media, Members of Parliament, officials from the Women in Agriculture Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture.
Some small holder women farmers voiced out their frustration when Oxfam together with partners created a platform for them to meet the Parliamentary Select Committees on Gender, Food Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs. The women explained the difficulties they go through to access the basic inputs and equipment needed to improve their yields. Continue »