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It is being rather too ambitious to think that cultural barriers that inhibit equal distribution of land between males and females in Sub-Saharan Africa can be overcome anytime soon. Even if that was achieved, it is doubtful that women would be able work the land much more than they do, through their 50% contribution to labour. My view is that their contribution would remain the same except they would be working their own fields, a scenario that would not change total food production and enterprise productivity.

Given the above thinking, I do not think that the foregoing would ever be true, "In sub-Saharan Africa, female farmers contribute 50% of labour on farms but only own 1% of land. They do not have the same access to credit or inputs, such as fertilizer and pesticides, as men. According to the Montpellier panel of agricultural experts, women could raise the yields on their farms by between 20% and 30% just by having the same access to, and control over, resources as their male counterparts. If this were to happen across the developing world, the increase in agricultural output could cut the number of hungry people by 100 million."