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Climate change and food systems: the role of women

Africa has approximately thirty-three million small farms, representing eighty percent of all farms in the region. Majority of Africa¬ís smallholder farmers are women localised in rural areas of the region. The world is now facing a new era of climate change and the impacts are already being felt most by smallholder women farmers. It is now widely acknowledged that climate change impacts... More

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  • Kenya
  • Promote agriculture among young people
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Success Lies In Execution: Scaling Up, From Research To Impact

I am very excited about this opportunity presented through YPARD to attend the Third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD3) in South Africa to catalyse discussions on how to help our generation become stronger leaders for our industry.  As an agricultural researcher I look forward to contribute to the theme Scaling up: From research to impact. My input will... More

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  • Kenya
  • Creating opportunities for policy debate
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Mentee turned mentor: My experience as a visiting lecturer at the University of Nairobi

When I was invited by my mentor Dr. Felister Nzuve to be a visiting lecturer at the University of Nairobi, I was at first hesitant. I had never taken on that kind of responsibility before and I found it invigorating. The experience took me back to my undergraduate years: how helpless I felt then with little to no professional guidance or... More

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