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Top Ten Reads: Accelerating African Women’s Leadership in Climate Action

Rice farmer Mary Seruuaa harvesting rice at a farm in Enyires, Atiwa District, Ghana African Women in Agricultural Research for Development (AWARD) has announced the Call for applications for a new career development Fellowship targeting women climate change professionals in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Senegal. Accelerating African Women’s Leadership in Climate Action aims […]

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Women in climate action

Une nouvelle initiative vise à Promouvoir le leadership des femmes à l’égard de l’action climatique

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) annonce un nouveau programme pour les femmes du Bénin, du Cameroun, du Ghana, du Kenya, du Malawi et du Sénégal qui travaillent sur des solutions d’adaptation aux changements climatiques. 10 JUILLET 2024 NAIROBI – Un nouveau programme est ouvert aux professionnelles africaines qui travaillent au carrefour du […]

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Women in climate action

Press Release: New Project aims to Promote African Women’s Leadership in Climate Action

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) announces new fellowship for women in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi and Senegal working on climate adaptation solutions. JULY 10, 2024 NAIROBI – A new fellowship has opened applications for African women professionals who work at the nexus of gender, climate change, and agrifood systems as part […]

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Preparing Emerging African Scientists to be competent leaders: An urgent imperative

“It is frustrating when I cannot get along with someone, especially in a team setting at my workplace, but so far this week, I have learned the importance of empathy and appreciating that not every colleague is similar.” ~ Victoria Aniju Victoria works in molecular genetics research at the University of Benin in Edo State, […]

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Top Ten Reads—Putting Women at The Center of Policy Reforms to Address Agrifood Systems Transformation in Africa

Addressing gender equality and women’s empowerment means addressing the constraining social norms and rigid gender roles that affect women’s participation in agrifood systems. As the world looks to recover and reimagine agrifood systems, increasing attention is being placed on addressing social barriers and gender-blind policies in these systems. Reports indicate that agrifood systems employ 66 […]

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AWARD and partners announce an Innovation Sprint on Accelerating African Women’s Leadership in Climate Action

African Women in Agricultural Research for Development (AWARD) has partnered with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Sustainable Intensification and the United Nations Foundation toward an Agricultural Innovation Mission for Climate  Innovation Sprint. Accelerating African Women’s Leadership in Climate Action is an initiative that seeks to improve the numbers and experiences of women leading […]

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