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Under the Flagship
AWARD works toward inclusive, ag-driven prosperity for Africa by strengthening production and dissemination of more gender-responsive ag research & innovation.
AWARD Fellow becomes first female University President in Ethiopia! Prof Fetien Abera a renowned plant breeder and tenured professor in Ethiopia has been appointed the President of Mekelle University.
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What we are reading:
How are AWARD Fellows contributing to resilient food systems in the face of COVID-19?
Find out here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/Sf7ygBFURVD28/?w=2_1415 #adobespark via @AdobeSpark
One Planet Fellowship Laureate Candidate wins USD 100,000 to develop soil fertility technologies for smallholders in Malawi.
Read more: https://bit.ly/32M8Vgl
Women make active contributions to #incomegeneration & #climateadaptation based on their #localknowledge, #skills & #financialcapital. In doing so, they create #employment opportunities for #youths. #CSA recognizes these knowledge areas & opportunities. @AWARDFellowship @UN_Women3
"Recognizing Mentoring as Career Advancement Tool" https://spark.adobe.com/page/b4koBnaPDnbHo/?w=0_8979 #adobespark via @AdobeSpark
"Scientific research is essential for identifying pathways towards sustainable, resilient African food systems that can meet the challenges of current and future crises."
@CGIAR's Claudia Sadoff on the role of research in transforming #FoodSystems 👇
The #CGIARWheat Annual Report is LIVE! Check out stories of #ClimateSmart innovation, cutting edge research and healthy #WholeGrains https://adobe.ly/3k2jOjQ #OneCGIAR #WheatBreeding @CGIAR @CIMMYT
#Science20 Special Webinar: #WomenInScience
Join a panel of distinguished scientists: H.E Prof. Einas Aleisa, @MalakAbed, @eco_ysy55, @Magda_Skipper, @helenadersbpc, @VeenaSahajwalla, Dr. Peggy Oti-Boateng, @yokokitty
https://council.science/events/s20/ - by @S20_G20 @_PNU_KSA
We're hiring 📢 Country Representative, #Ethiopia 🇪🇹
Do you have the qualifications? Find out more info + apply NOW 👉 https://bit.ly/3aWdJBW . There's still time ⌛️ Last day to send in your applications is September 21, 2020.
@CGIAR @WLE_CGIAR @UNjobs
Lessons from COVID-19 for building a better future through sustainable livestock.
Date: September 18, 2020
Time: 14:00 Rome time (GMT+2)
Mid Week Read!
COVID-19 and food security in Sub-Saharan Africa: implications of lockdown during agricultural planting seasons.
The #DealRoom has been EXTENDED! The extension has been informed by increased demand from 'deal seekers' who are embracing the platform in growing their #agribusiness investments. 3,611 delegates representing 91 countries have registered. #AGRF2020 https://bit.ly/3mmZRpA
This webinar on Sept. 23 will introduce a new approach to assessing opportunities for research partnerships that navigate a complex terrain of power. Register now! 👉https://bit.ly/2GFIdx1
@CGIAR @IFPRI @FISH_CGIAR @BiovIntCIAT_eng @D_E_Resnick @BlakeRatner @PipCohen @JMockshell
Feeding Africa's cities: Opportunities, challenges and policies for linking African farmers with growing urban food markets
KIX launches calls to mobilize knowledge for regional education challenges https://www.idrc.ca/en/news/kix-launches-calls-mobilize-knowledge-regional-education-challenges via @Idrc_crdi
CGIAR Gender is hiring!
@CGIARgender seeking to recruit an innovative and
creative science leader to serve as the GENDER Platform’s Scientific Officer.
Deadline: October 2, 2020
Young people in Ag: What do you want for the future of food systems in your communities? What is your role as a youth in leading everyone to where you want to be? Challenge posed by His Excellency at #AGRF2020 @PaulKagame @ZaWARD2016 @AWARDFellowship
@ICRISAT & partners invite you to a webinar "Early Generation Seed Business Models in the era of COVID-19: harvesting best practices in sub-Saharan Africa" on Sept 15, 2020, 14:00-16:30 GMT.
Register here: https://bit.ly/2Fj6CYV
Call 4 papers: https://bit.ly/32dxAdi
Agropolis Fondation is a proud implementor of #EUDeSIRA project One Planet Fellowship Programme in partnership with @AWARDFellowship in an effort to promote Africa-Europe partnership in agriculture and climate action. @FondationBNPP @gatesfoundation
Looking forward to moderating session on how to build back better, inclusive and sustainable food systems that nourish all #AGRF2020 @IDRC_ESARO @TheAGRF @AspenNewVoices
#Resilience is @TheAGRF theme of the day.
Dr. @wanjirukr, @AWARDFellowship Director & @MamoPanel member, has highlighted how resilient #African Research Institutions have become in the wake of the pandemic.
"Developing a better work-life balance strategy is key to increasing the number of women in agricultural research"~@wanjirukr say on "Women in Agriculture: Women-led Resilience Strategies"
#NowListening to @wanjirukr on the #AGRF2020 session on Women in Agriculture: Women-led Resilience Strategies. https://bit.ly/2GCqHd3
#AGRF #VirtualSummit #FeedTheCities
We are delighted to announce the IVVN African Schools Outreach Programme has been shortlisted for a Nature Research Award for Inspiring & Innovating Science.
Read the full story here: http://intvetvaccnet.co.uk/news/ivvn-african-schools-outreach-programme-shortlisted-for-nature-research-science-outreach-award
#InspiringFutureScientists #WomenInSTEM #WomenInScience
Over 7,500 delegates have registered for the #AGRF2020 #VirtualSummit. You also have a chance to join the discussions on how to feed the growing city populations. Register here https://bit.ly/3jVHvtX #FeedTheCities
Catch up with us again at 11:00 am CAT today!
Our Director, @wanjirukr, will be speaking at the launch session, "Women-led Resilience Strategies".
Get the program here: https://bit.ly/3hhoVeh
What do you think are the biggest obstacles to improving the numbers and experiences of women leading agricultural policy on the African continent? #AGRF2020 #agpolicies
Evidence based research is important in order to get everyone involved in gender-responsive #ag #genderagpolicy
"Fostering partnerships with the private agricultural sector is important in the drive for a more inclusive gender-responsive agriculture" ~ Ms Tiffany Atwell of @corteva
#genderagpolicy #agrf2020 #VirtualSummit #FeedTheCities
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