Annet Mulema, gender specialist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), introduces herself and her work with the program. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in Africa RISING.
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I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture awarded by Makerere University, in Kampala, a master’s degree in Management of Agro-ecological knowledge and socio-technical Change awarded by Wageningen University in the Netherlands and a Ph.D. in Sociology and Sustainable Agriculture awarded by Iowa State University, in the USA. My first job was at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Kampala where I worked as a research associate, supporting research in the ‘Enabling Rural Innovation’ project, and the sub-Saharan Africa Challenge program. After my PhD. I worked for Practical Action in Nairobi, coordinating a regional study on the impact of climate change, then joined the Africa Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) as a…
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