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Valerie Mukangerero (53 yrs) walks to her pineapple farm in Rwamurema village, Eastern Rwanda, Kirehe District. Credit: Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville / Oxfam
In Africa, land is an indispensable asset, yet, unnuanced, land belongs to men. This is despite women growing 70 percent of the food that feeds the continent. The World Bank estimates that just under 13 percent of African women claim sole ownership of land, compared to 36 percent of African men.
Climate-related disasters are becoming more prevalent and more harmful – both economically and in human terms, with poor people hit hardest. Therefore, we need a continental disaster prevention and response program that builds up stronger early warning systems and is entirely more effective and...