Our Challenge Domains
Future Africa’s Research Chairs lead comprehensive programmes of work within our Challenge Domains. They work at a pan-African level and with global partners to set African agendas, build African capacities, create African networks of expertise and influence, and co-design and deliver high-impact research in and for Africa.
WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS AND AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA
Women play an essential role in agriculture in Nigeria, as they make up 60% of agricultural labour in this country. Yet, they are considered as farm helpers rather than farmers. This limits their role in decision-making processes and exposure to economic opportunities from active participation in planning processes.