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More women taking up farming in Japan

National | 2017 NEW YEAR SPECIAL Jan 1, 2017

More women taking up farming in Japan

by Hiroaki Ueda

Farming in Japan is no longer a man's business. Women are increasing their presence in Japanese agricultural communities traditionally dominated by men. Struggling with male-centered values, some women farmers have joined hands to find ways to survive and prosper after taking over their family agricultural ...