Small tech grants, big differences for rural women

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By Jennifer Radloff for GenARDIS

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 20 September 2010

Women in rural areas play a central role in the agricultural economy of their region, which means that they often work long hours, leaving little time for learning how to use new technologies. Yet, access to new technologies affect both men and women in remote areas. In a new publication, GenARDIS 2002 – 2010: Small grants that made big changes for women in agriculture Jenny Radloff explores how seed grants that were disbursed to innovative initiatives counter these barriers and contribute to gender-aware ICT policy advocacy. Photo by Mekelle University

Full article at http://genardis.apcwomen.org/en/node/152

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