Aveline Torres, a member of one of the women’s farming association, provides some of the produce from her fields to the schools and sells the rest of the produce in a nearby market.
Gender Innovation Fund Supports Women Farmers in Guinea-Bissau
A group of women farmers stand in one of their fields. WFP / Wilson Gama
Through the Gender Innovation Project, WFP Guinea-Bissau is supporting women’s farming associations in the regions of Bafata and Oio. In exchange for part of their fresh produce, which goes towards WFP school meals in 16 schools, WFP gives farming equipment to the women.