Centre for Rural Economy

News Items

Researchers recommend changes to capitalise on the role of women in farming

How can women achieve their full potential in the agricultural sector?

Women play a key role across the agricultural industry and may bring a fresh perspective, but research carried out in Scotland has shown that they often fail to receive the recognition, representation and career development that could maximise their contribution.

In the Centre for Rural Economy’s latest policy and practice note (Note No 3 - How can women achieve their full potential in the agricultural sector?), researchers make recommendations that could help to address this gap.

published on: 4 January 2018