This study investigates women’s access to land and credit in Disobltla, North West Province. Land is an important resource for the survival of rural women. A probit model was used to analyse the factors influencing both access to farming land and credit, based on cross-sectional data collected from a sample of 82 women. The findings show that access to farming land is influenced by variables, the average production of tomatoes per hectare and off-farm income being the main determinants. The variables that were significant determinants of access to credit by female small farmers in the study area were the average tomatoes production per hectare, the type of farming, the average farm income, the labour force used, and the objective of the farmer.
Key words: Female smallholders, access to farmland, access to credit, agricultural development, poverty reduction, North West Province, South Africa.
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