The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) confirms closure by end of 2020.

Dorienne Rowan-Campbell

Organic farmer, Rowan's Royale organic Farm Services Ltd

Organic farmer, Rowan's Royale organic Farm Services Ltd

Dorienne Rowan-Campbell




Throughout history, women have made gains in control of their selves, assets and visibility in a male dominated world, and then lost them. In those moments, like Penelope waiting for Ulysses, women unpicked and restitched the tapestry of their lives. We could be facing another of those unstitching moments right now, as women's roles and aspirations are being challenged in many arenas. It is time to recast and restitch.


  1. Women’s agribusiness access index

    This brief outlines why we need an index to measure and monitor women’s access to the services, markets, policies and other aspects constraining their ability to contribute to and benefit from opportunities in agriculture and agribusiness, especially in the developing world. This would allow policy-makers, women’s development advocates and development partners to better focus their efforts so they make agriculture work for women.


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