Agriculture accounts for almost half of Sierra Leone’s Gross Domestic Product. Sixty percent of the population work in the agriculture sector and majority of them are women. Subsistence farming is a key industry, but a group of women in the country’s Southern region have managed to turn theirs into a highly profitable business. BBC Africa reporter Azeezat Olaoluwa has spoken to Mamie Achion who is leading a group of women who have managed to turn their farming into a highly profitable business.
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