Empowering researchers to undertake gender responsive agricultural research in Ethiopia
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Empowering researchers to undertake gender responsive agricultural research in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research organized a seven-day staff training workshop in August 2018 which focused on addressing the identified gender capacity needs among researchers and top management. A total of 24 gender focal persons were trained. Continue reading

Agriculture / Article / PIL / Staff / Women

From research to action – Jemimah Njuki sails on!

Jemimah Njuki, at her TEDxWashington talk (photo credit: IFPRI photo set on Flickr) When vision, passion and commitment meet, what emerges is a leader who inspires and motivates her team to achieve great things and propels them to great heights. It is nearly impossible to have a conversation around gender at the International Livestock Research … Continue reading

ILRI / PIL / Women

Gender in rural Africa: women on the brink of change

ILRI’s Jemimah Njuki was today profiled by the CGIAR ICT-KM Program in its “Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture” series of interviews. Jemimah Njuki didn’t set out to make gender issues the focus of her life’s work. She came across her passion in life quite by accident. While working as a livestock scientist in her native … Continue reading

Women

How best to address gender issues for increasing livestock and fish productivity for global food security?

As part of the consultations for the proposed CGIAR Mega Program on livestock and fish, we are looking for feedback and comments on the proposed strategy to address gender issues as part of the Mega Program. We invite your comments on the overall gender strategy and responses to the four questions outlined below: 1. Is … Continue reading