When Africa’s women farmers thrive, everyone benefits: the women themselves, the children in whom they invest, the communities that they feed, and the economies to which they contribute. With the right investments and policies, Africa’s woman-run farms could produce a bumper crop of development.
New IHME maps are powered by an array of seemingly unrelated data sets: home health surveys, weather reports, agricultural statistics and more. They were calculated together using “model-based statistics,” a technique borrowed from the field of geographic information systems (GIS).
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