President Barack Obama once highlighted the importance of leveraging the talents of Africa’s women using the analogy of a football match. He pointed out that any team that decides to only put half its players on the field is destined to lose the match.
Africa is playing a life-and-death match when it comes to food security, especially in the context of climate change and population growth. The need for the talents of a full team is more urgent than ever.
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