Seed savers are key to communities' food security and food sovereignty.
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The SeedChange community mourns a huge loss, with the sudden passing of our colleague and friend Ibrahim Ouedraogo.
Partnerships, crop breeding, conserving biodiversity... just a bit of what we do around the world.
"Not only have I gained a lot of knowledge, but I’ve also become much more emancipated as a housewife.”
In the Global South, a majority of women are farmers.
Fanta is a mother of eight, grandmother to 13 and guardian to one very useful grain that everyone had thought lost for good.
Sitan used to walk hours every day to the market in Bamako, Mali to sell agricultural goods.
When women farmers are treated like the experts they are, it's not just women who benefit, but entire communities.