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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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    Don't miss the USAID Soybean Innovation Lab free #Gender Certification #Course "Increasing Your Gender Responsive Agricultural Development Capacity". Learn at your own pace and earn a certificate upon completion. For more information visit https://lnkd.in/dcZ973U:https://lnkd.in/dvYt2nc

    We are excited to share our #2021newsletter! Have a look at some of our highlights in 2020, which was a challenging and yet rewarding year at AWARD. We look forward to starting a new year. Enjoy reading! Share widely and subscribe to receive more updates http://bit.ly/3ivUtiC

    Happy New Year friends! We are excited to share our first newsletter of the year which summarizes our highlights of what was a challenging yet rewarding 2020 - https://mailchi.mp/11a76cb9c79a/our-highlights-of-2020-african-women-in-agricultural-research-and-development-award

    How can we transform our food system so that it nourishes all people, grows the global economy, and promotes a thriving environment? Learn more about the #FoodVision2050 Top Visionaries here: https://bit.ly/3r8cOGz
    @RockefellerFdn @secondmuse @OpenIDEO

    One month to go!!!!
    The call for the third cohort of the #OnePlanetFellowship is still open. Don't miss out.
    To apply click here: https://bit.ly/39OCtw7
    For french speaking applicants, click here: https://bit.ly/3oZ73JP
    #climatechange

    Creating a lasting impact!
    #Throwback to when the 2013 and 2014 AWARD Fellows showcased their career and research progress at the Progress and Monitoring Meeting held in Ghana in 2015.
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    Visit our Flickr gallery for more photos: https://bit.ly/35FtMTi

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    AfDB approves a new Gender Strategy for 2021-2025 @AfDB_Group https://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00076432.html?utm_campaign=allafrica%3Aeditor&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=promote%3Agroup%3Aabdhdj #Africa #Chad

    HIRING🚨: Join @IITA_CGIAR and help @CGIAR breeding programs move toward adoption of software, digitization and standardized protocols for breeding #data.

    🗓️Closing Date: 14 January
    🔗For info & to apply: https://bit.ly/3q5EXwx
    👉@CGIAR_EiB

    The world’s ability to feed its growing population will depend on a culture of openness in #research and #data sharing. Making agricultural data accessible is key to accelerating new discoveries and translating them into practice in the field.
    https://bit.ly/2LfdPMS
    @SciDevNet

    Are Food Systems ‘Broken’ – or Just Out of Sync?
    What is needed is a radical realignment of our efforts to make certain that innovation and science are progressing towards making our food systems fit for purpose once again. Read more via @CGIAR blog
    https://bit.ly/3os9Evm

    The world Vegetable Centre is calling for applications for the PhD fellowship: Food systems research.
    The call is open to nationals of Benin, Burkina Faso, and Mali.
    Application deadline: February 01, 2021.
    https://bit.ly/3pRfTZS
    @go_vegetables

    #Research and innovation in the agricultural sector can help #Africa feed a growing population in the context of a changing climate but only if investments are made now to build a pipeline of the next generation of research scientists.#OnePlanetFellowship Apply before Feb 15,2021

    💡 Interested in the economic role of women in rural development?

    @CTAflash's archive on agriculture in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific has a new home at @CABI_News.

    Find research on women and over 5,000 documents in their collection: https://bit.ly/2ItLEYt

    Now, @CABI_News is growing its database with 5,000 items from @CTAflash's agriculture research in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific.

    Discover the archive: https://bit.ly/2ItLEYt

    Don't miss out on the third call of #OnePlanetFellowship,which brings together an intergenerational network of scientists from across Africa and Europe and contributes towards building a robust pipeline of climate science #leaders. Apply before Feb 15 2021 https://bit.ly/2HQ5OMr

    🏆 The @WorldFoodPrize Foundation is on the search for its 2022 Laureate!

    Know someone who has made significant advancements to global #FoodSecurity through their work?

    Tag them in the replies & learn more about #FoodPrize22 nominations here 👇

    http://bit.ly/FoodPrize22

    Genotypic varıabılıty and assocıatıon between seed traıts and seedlıng vıgor in upland cotton read more here; http://bit.ly/3nu99jZ

    Effect of farm yard manure and compost application on transgenic Bt cotton varieties. http://bit.ly/3p13cLF @CABI_News

    Too many to count! @MawazoInstitute, @AWARDFellowship, @ElevateTrust to name just a few, our Natl. Chapters (incl. @STEMWomenRwanda, @Owsd_GT, @GhanaOwsd, @Owsd_Pakistan, @OWSD_SA & @OWSDUY), our incredible PhD & Early Career Fellows and Award winners, & our 6000+ members! https://twitter.com/ISC/status/1342068496692367360

    International Science Council@ISC

    Which women scientists or organizations inspire you to work for #DiversityInScience?

    Tweet us! 👇 https://twitter.com/ISC/status/1341741787153649666

    Smallholder farmers are the backbone of the agricultural sector in Africa. However, they are at disproportionately higher risk of adverse consequences of climate change. https://bit.ly/2lA6QAL
    #OnePlanetFellowship
    #Climatechange
    @FondationBNPP

    Does the provision of weather and climate information services (WCIS) enhance farmer’s use of forecasts in informing farm decisions? http://bit.ly/2J4VpNK

    African Women in Agricultural Research and Development is recruiting a Research and Evaluation Officer based in Nairobi. Share widely! application deadline 11 January 2021. To apply click here: http://bit.ly/37uIqOs
    #Ikokazike
    #jobopportunity

    The call for the third cohort of the #OnePlanetFellowship targets Morocco, Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, and Zambia. Share widely and apply! Eng:https://bit.ly/2HQ5OMr FR: https://bit.ly/2JpOhvd

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    Development of pollen substitute diets for Apis mellifera ligustica colonies and their impact on brood development and honey production @CABI http://bit.ly/3nsgC36

    Envisaging the Response of Wheat (Triticum aestivum L) under Different Phosphorus Doses and Methods of Application https://bit.ly/2LMdktx

    The federal government in #Nigeria has flagged off a $2bn project through the #African Union Development Agency-New Partnership for Africa's Development (AUDA-NEPAD) to strengthen #Smallholder farmers https://bit.ly/2J26vTE

    Congrats @wanjirukr Director of @AWARDFellowship for being appointed as Pan-African Advisory Council for the @AfricanClimateF 👏 🌍The African Climate Foundation is the first African led strategic #climatechange grant-making foundation on the continent!
    👉https://africanclimatefoundation.org/advisory-council/ https://twitter.com/AWARDFellowship/status/1339646883648720903

    AWARD Fellowships@AWARDFellowship

    AWARD director @wanjirukr has been appointed as the Pan-African Advisory Council for the @AfricanClimateF Join us in congratulating Dr. Wanjiru Kamau Rutenberg 👏 https://bit.ly/2LMmVR2 https://twitter.com/wanjirukr/status/1339641896927412230

    African Women in Agricultural Research and Development is recruiting a Research and Evaluation Officer based in Nairobi. Share widely! application deadline 11 January 2021. To apply click here: http://bit.ly/37uIqOs
    #Ikokazike
    #jobopportunity

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