UN Women Stories | Daphne Bayayi – Tobacco Farmer
the story of Daphne Bayayi, a Zimbabwean woman who pursued her dream of becoming a commercial farmer. Daphne took advantage of a UN Women-supported land reform programme that increased Zimbabwean women’s access to farm land and productive resources. Daphne now owns and operates a successful tobacco farms that exports a world-class product onto international markets.
African women are providers, leaders and innovators. They drive economic growth and build peace, yet for too long the African narrative has been out of their hands. UN Women Stories is an opportunity to re-write herstory, and let African women tell it in their own words.