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African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) works toward inclusive, agriculture-driven prosperity for Africa by strengthening the production and dissemination of more gender-responsive agricultural research and innovation. We invest in African scientists, research institutions, and agribusinesses so that they can deliver agricultural innovations that better respond to the needs and priorities of a diversity of women and men across Africa’s agricultural value chains.
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    Have you started your application for the #OnePlanetFellowship? You have four more days to complete the application.
    Selected candidates will participate in a three-year career acceleration process aimed at fostering #leadership skills, strengthening #scientific #research skills

    From #climateadaptation to #genderequality, discover @CGIAR’s 50 years of innovations that changed the world: https://www.cgiar.org/cgiar-at-50/

    #OneCGIAR #CGIAR50 @CGIARgender

    🌱 Sustainable agriculture is crucial for better #foodsystems! Check out proposed policies for incentivizing sustainable ag practices in a new policy brief by @IFPRI’s @v_pineiro & colleagues:
    👉 https://doi.org/10.2499/9780896294042

    @PIM_CGIAR @Ceres2030 @anamibanez @MaximoTorero

    3 months since we recorded the 1st #webinar in this series. Still popular, and for good reason! All recordings (slides, video & podcast) here: https://bit.ly/PublishingAgRes
    🤝👏@cgiarspia @AWARDFellowship @wanjirukr @CGIAR @IFPRI @Ruth_Meinzen_D @Cheryl_Doss @TravisLybbert @lauklerkx

    Join @FAO on Feb 26, 2021, at 10:00 am-12:00pm (Rome time), for a deep dive discussion on innovative approaches to tackling #ClimateChange and transforming #FoodSystems.
    Engage with speakers from @ICRISAT, @WE4FGCD, @IRENA, and our Director @wanjirukr
    https://bit.ly/3kfSboI

    The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index, developed by @CGIAR researchers at @IFPRI, is an innovative tool that can monitor 🚺 women’s empowerment and parity at the household level.

    Learn more: https://on.cgiar.org/3qtoyCF

    #CGIAR50 #OneCGIAR #genderinag

    Building resilience to #ClimateChange & improving nutrition are just 2 of the ways @KenyaCsaMsp is supporting smallholders in Kenya!

    Join Laureate Candidate, Miriam Karwitha in using the #OnePlanetFellowship to make a change in #Africa’s future: http://bit.ly/3opu8Ed

    I salute all women and girls in science. I celebrate all mentors, advisors, mentees, colleagues & cheer leaders. Those who paved the way for us- to those coming after us.#InternationalDayOfWomenInScience, @KmfriResearch #PewMarinefellow @WiMSnetwork @AWARDFellowship @billfishwio

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    From #Algeria to #Morocco an array of 2020 One Planet Laureate Candidates from #NorthAfrica are doing their part for #climateResearch in #Africa! Will you join them in the #OnePlanetFellowship
    Apply now before February 28, 2021.
    https://bit.ly/3dqggYr

    How To Get A Seat At The Right Table And Make A Difference: An Interview With Ednah Ngoma,Executive Director For PRS 365.

    https://www.zaward.org/member-of-the-month-copy

    Join the East African Professional Fellows as they present their individual, innovative projects to address challenges for women and youth in agribusiness.
    Feb. 17, 8 AM Eastern, 1 PM Senegal, Mali, 2 PM Nigeria,3 PM Southern Africa, and 4 PM East Africa

    https://bit.ly/3u73vIq

    #Rappel
    Le troisième appel à candidatures pour l’initiative One Planet Fellowship se clôt le 28 février prochain.
    https://www.agropolis-fondation.fr/Appel-a-candidatures-3eme-cohorte-One-Planet-Fellowship-Programme

    Did you hear? 👂🏽 The new Women in Research and Science ERG #WIRES aims to support mentoring of the next generation of women scientists, channel ideas for a fairer, more inclusive workplace and fulfill #OneCGIAR's aspirations. Read more: https://on.cgiar.org/2YsO2DP #GenderinAg

    #Rappel
    L’appel à projets "Innovative Co-Learning for Agriculture-based Solutions” se clôt le 1er mars 2021.
    https://www.agropolis-fondation.fr/Innovative-Co-Learning-for-Agriculture-based-Solutions

    It has been demonstrated that when #women contribute to #research and #development, the solutions created are more diverse and more societally relevant,” Daan Wolff, CEO of BoldData” Read more http://bit.ly/2OxVImw

    The 2021 Small Grants Fund application window is open from February 1– March 1, 2021, The Fellowship supports civil society organizations and individuals around the world to use Global Forest Watch in their advocacy, research, and fieldwork. Apply here👉 http://bit.ly/3rO02ME

    Research is the key to supporting #smallholders in #Africa as they face the effects of #climatechange. Apply for the #OnePlanetFellowship to join that critical research.
    The application deadline has been extended to February 28, 2021.
    https://bit.ly/3d7NsnA
    @Agrofondation @ILRI

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    On the International Day of Women & Girls in Science, we're proud to work with @AWARDFellowship to promote #gender equality in ag #research!

    Only a few days to go til the #OnePlanetFellowship deadline, don't miss out! http://bit.ly/3opu8Ed

    #WomenInSTEM #WomenInScienceDay

    News of the #OnePlanetFellowship is spreading! Less than a week to go until the deadline - have you applied to be part of the research for #Africa's #sustainable development? Learn more, here: http://bit.ly/3a0oXqb

    Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Retweet and send this to someone you wish to encourage and honour today.
    We appreciate our partners and celebrate the first 30 female #RSIF PhD scholars
    #WomenInScience @WBG_Education

    A fact you should know about #OnePlanetFellowship, supported by the @FondationBNPP.

    More on ➡️https://bnpp.lk/EMvDZo

    #WomenInScience 🧪👏

    We asked Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg (@Wanjirukr): "On this day dedicated to #women in #science, what message would you like to share with women who are passionated about science and wish to pursue a career in the field?".

    #WomenInScience ⤵️👩‍🔬

    Today as we mark #WomenInScienceDay read about AWARD’s contribution toward #empowering African women scientists to reach their full potential.
    https://bit.ly/3aTM5pR
    @risk_insights
    #WomenInSTEM 👩‍🔬👩‍💻

    @CIFOR @BNPParibas Il faut soutenir toutes les #FemmesEnScience selon Dr. @wanjirukr directrice d'@AWARDFellowship, opérateur du #OnePlanetFellowship, réseau de chercheurs africains & européens experts de l'adaptation au changement climatique du secteur agricole en #Afrique.
    http://bnpp.lk/E2lWZb

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    👩‍🔬 Aujourd'hui nous célébrons toutes les #FemmesEnScience, qui développent les solutions innovantes aux défis et besoins de notre génération et des suivantes. Les #femmes chercheuses font partie intégrante des projets de #recherche que nous soutenons. http://bnpp.lk/oeV37b⤵️

    Today we celebrate #WomenInScienceDay and the wonderful work of the women scientists across seven Africa countries who deliver our outreach programme and inspire the next generation of girls in science ⭐️ #InspiringFutureScientists

    Find out more: http://intvetvaccnet.co.uk/outreach

    Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science!
    @AWARDFellowship has worked with 534 #femalescientists from 25 #Africancountries who have participated in an intensive two-year career development program that enhances leadership skills and strengthens scientific capacity

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