A pearl millet researcher from Senegal; an irrigation systems innovator from Burkina Faso; a pathogen-free potato-seed producer from Mali; a cassava characteristics evaluator from Côte d’Ivoire; and a food technologist specializing in cocoa mycotoxin control from Cameroon.
These five outstanding researchers are the first winners in a new pilot fellowship program for francophone women agricultural scientists that will help strengthen their research and leadership skills, empowering them to contribute to the prosperity and well-being of African smallholder farmers, most of whom are women
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