African women feeding Africa

ILRI Clippings

Below are some highlighted remarks made by Vicki Wilde, director of African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), based in Nairobi, Kenya, at a presentation she made at the sixth Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW6), organized by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), in Accra, Ghana, 15-20 July 2013. A full transcript of her presentation is posted on the AWARD website, along with a video of her presentation.
  1. Many #women want better cattle & goats but poorest need help w/ snails, rabbits, poultry. @AWARDfellowship#AASW6
  2. .@AWARDFellowship Matilda Ayim-Akonor says 80% of #Ghana’s > 20m poultry r lost annually. @AWARDfellowship#AASW6
  3. Are #women’s priorities incl in @FARAinfo‘s ‘#Science Agenda for #Agriculture in #Africa‘? @AWARDfellowship#AASW6

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