Frequently statistic researches reach to a same result: in agriculture woman farmers are a winning factor that increases the development of agricultural communities, both in the developing countries and in those already developed.
An interesting article about woman rights in some african countries is available in the blog: http://tortora.wordpress.com/
at this page -> http://tortora.wordpress.com/2010/02/08 ... %e2%80%9d/
In the article they talk how difficulties Malawi women meet in developing agricultural business prevent economic development of many african countries.
This news link has been taken form the weekly update about Malawi broadcasted by the internet from the 'Eldis Malawi development exchange update':
of the Eldis Malawi web-community.