AWARD Newsletter, November 2019
How can Africa unlock the potential of Gender-Responsive Agricultural Policies to feed its people?

Women play a critical role in feeding African populations through their roles in production, aggregation, marketing and processing. Yet, from limiting access to resources and information to supporting small food processors to access finance, information and markets, government policies play an important role in either enabling or constraining women’s success in the sector. The fundamental […]

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African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) works toward inclusive, agriculture-driven prosperity for Africa by strengthening the production and dissemination of more gender-responsive agricultural research and innovation. We invest in African scientists, research institutions, and agribusinesses so that they can deliver agricultural innovations that better respond to the needs and priorities of a diversity of women and men across Africa’s agricultural value chains.
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    What to consider when choosing a journal? What do editors really want? What types of peer review are most useful? - -and MORE! in the 🆕#webinar series w/ @CGIAR's @cgiarspia & @AWARDFellowship
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    #Women and #youth are capable of working in the #agricultural sector, we should stop the narrative that we need to fix them but instead address the issues and systems holding them back. Interesting read by ~Jemimah Njuki~. https://bit.ly/33iDaLJ @jemimah_njuki

    The @NiWARDN virtually hosted its eighth conference, the efforts of NiWARD are geared towards reducing #poverty, #hunger, and malnutrition in #Nigeria, especially in rural communities, through the works of AWARD fellows. read more👉 https://bit.ly/3kSjaFG

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    Join @PIM_CGIAR @cgiarspia & @AWARDFellowship for a series of three webinars on the strategies to apply when publishing agricultural development research in social science journals.

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    @YPARD Director, @yemi_adeyeye speaks with @CGIARgender tomorrow drawing on lessons from Africa in supporting young women to drive inclusive and resilient food systems.
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    Weekend read: The future of #Africa's #agriculture

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    What to consider when choosing a journal? What do editors really want? What types of peer review are most useful? - -and MORE! in the 🆕#webinar series w/ @CGIAR's @cgiarspia & @AWARDFellowship
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