Africa / BecA / Biodiversity / Capacity Strengthening / Event / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / Kenya / Opinion piece / Poultry / Women

Changing the face of agriculture in Africa–one (emerging woman) leader at a time

CGIAR AWARD Fellow Sheila Ommeh, working at ILRI-BecA, gives a presentation on the importance of conserving and better using Africa’s native chicken breeds for World Bank vice president Rachel Kyte on 2 Feb 2012 at the World Agroforestry Centre (photo credit: ILRI/Susan MacMillan). The Huffington Post this week carries a blog by Sir Gordon Conway, professor of … Continue reading

Africa / Directorate / Food Security / ILRI / Women

ILRI board member Lindiwe Majele Sibanda celebrates African women farmers

Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, member of the ILRI Board of Trustees and CEO of the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) (picture credit: ILRI). Lindiwe Majele Sibanda celebrates International Women’s Day today with the following message. ‘As we mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the economic, political … Continue reading