oa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Women are still the key in agriculture and food security in Africa
|Article Title||Women are still the key in agriculture and food security in Africa|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition|
|Author||Ruth K. Oniang'o|
|Publication Date||Sep 2005|
|Pages||150 - 154|
in agriculture and food security in Africa Food insecurity, hunger and malnutrition are widespread and increasing in sub-Saharan Africa. Almost one-half of the sub-Saharan African population is food-insecure, and about one-third of the preschool children are malnourished. More than 4 million preschool children die every year, mostly from nutrition-related illness.
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