Half of all you eat is produced by women.
Women make up 50% of the rural workforce.
They generate half of all farm income.
Agriculture is facing a triple whammy - a serious shortfall of skilled workers, increasing pressure to produce more food, and challenging climate conditions – and half of its potential leaders are being overlooked.
Women do not have adequate representation on rural decision-making bodies:
WE NEED TO DO BETTER!
Reducing the “gender gap” in agriculture is recognised as a way to considerably increase food security.
Visible Farmer puts the spotlight on two pressing issues:
gender equality and food security, both are vital for the future of our country.
This unique documentary series will change perceptions and inspire new generations of women to help shape the future of Australia's sustainable food production.
Build a positive profile: of women in agriculture, their contributions and achievements
Empower women: to find their voice and help to connect and engage with each other
Inspire and encourage women: to enter the rural workforce and help narrow the gender gap in Australian agriculture
Support Advocacy: our films are a powerful resource tool to support our partners' education and advocacy goals
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