Motion: Challenges Experienced by Women in the Local Agricultural Sector

That this Assembly endorses the report of the Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs on the challenges women experience in the local agriculture sector (NIA 180/17- 22); recognises the practical, social and cultural barriers which women face in the industry; acknowledges the crucial and valuable role that women play in running farms and agri- businesses; and calls on the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to put in place measures to support women in the sector, as has been done in other jurisdictions.