Nigeria, Feb. 13 -- Meru Musa, 35, and mother-of-six, cultivates rice in the Federal Capital Territory. In this 14th episode of the series Women in Agriculture, she shares her experience with PREMIUM TIMES.

PT: Can you tell us how long you have been cultivating?

Ms Musa: After my marriage I was a house wife and it was difficult for my husband to be the breadwinner. Most times I had to wait for him to bring farm produce or money before we ate. We reside in our village (Kutara) and the basic thing is farming. Even if there are other jobs, the best I can do is farming so I decided to join him about five years ago. Although I grew up as a farmer but I stopped.

PT: As a woman from this part of the world, it is usually not easy for women to ...