While the number of female researchers increased in the agricultural sector women are still under-represented in many countries. This is according to a survey published late last week by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) covering 37 countries in Africa South of the Sahara (SSA) region. The report, Taking Stock of National Agricultural R&D Capacity in Africa South of the Saharasummarizes SSA’s recent progress in developing its nationalagricultural Research & Development (R…"Africa needs more women agricultural researchers, study proposes"
(This was written about two years ago, and still very relevant today. Enjoy.) Recently, in the course of my search for some of the materials for this website, I met a researcher, a university teacher, who works in the area of ‘Migrants’ and we had a very interesting discussion. It turns out that some of the issues that are of interest to us and which we are sourcing for materials for, he has done…"LIVES ON THE FRINGES 1"