Village-based seed enterprises raise food security and gender equality in Afghanistan
Yashpal Saharawat. (27/12/2016). Village-based seed enterprises raise food security and gender equality in Afghanistan. Beirut, Lebanon: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
Farmers living in Afghanistan have long been challenged by a host of issues. Political unrest has caused a significant brain drain, and farmers have limited access to new technologies and agricultural inputs. Establishing village-based seed enterprises can improve production and serve as an opportunity for women to become more empowered.