BANGLADESH: Bureaucratic hitch leaves women farmers high and dry

BANGLADESH: Bureaucratic hitch leaves women farmers high and dry       DHAKA, (IRIN) - A significant number of women farmers in Bangladesh are unable to access fertilizer, cash assistance and other government subsidies intended for farmers, because the land they work is registered in their husband’s name, according to government officials, NGOs and women farmers.Close to half of all farmers in Bangladesh are women, and the majority have not received their … [Read more...]

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