Gender news / Livestock / PIL / Presentation / Value Chains / Women

Celebrating International Women’s Day: gendered challenges and opportunities in livestock value chains

Women and livestock The role of women in agricultural production cannot be overstated. As articulated in this infographic, half of all farmers in the developing world are women. The need to bridge the gender gap in agriculture has been well highlighted in reports and studies including this FAO report on building the gender gap in … Continue reading

CapDev / Gender news / Interview / PIL / Women

Young women in science: Fostering their development through ILRI’s graduate fellowship program

Continuing our interview series featuring gender scientists around International Women’s Day, this post features two upcoming women scientists. We get to hear their perspectives about their career in science, and their experience in the graduate fellowship program at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Through this program which is implemented by its  capacity development unit, … Continue reading

Event / Gender news / Women

Four ILRI scientists take time to share and inspire younger ladies during the women’s day

The International women’s day is normally a very special day at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and this year’s 101 women’s day was no different. High school female students from Loreto Limuru and Cardinal Otunga, visited the institute and shared the women’s day cake with the rest of the ILRI community before being addressed … Continue reading