Currently Assistant Secretary General for the Administration, Finance and Human Resources Division of the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States Secretariat in Brussels, Belgium, Ms Phillips will join the CGIAR Consortium team on July 1 2014.
Gender is a crucial element of agricultural innovation and needs to be embedded in agricultural research so that rural lives and livelihoods can be improved for all, including women, men and children. This International Women’s Day, a call to greater focus on gender research with the right mix of tools and appropriate strategies, is one means of helping to achieve equality for women and thereby, progress for all.
Women are involved in all aspects of agriculture. Their role however, often goes unseen and unrecorded given social, cultural and economic barriers.Gender research, therefore, is a crucial component of agricultural research for development.
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Jo Cadilhon, senior agro-economist with the Policy, Trade and Value Chains program of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), recently travelled to India and Tanzania to visit two ILRI graduate fellows he is supervising. In this blog pos…
At the BecA-ILRI Hub, we recognize four such women whose pursuit of their dreams is backed by their passion to make food and nutritional security in Africa a reality.
Happy International Women’s Day! Check out our WILD — Women in Livestock Development — Pinterest page. Today, we celebrate International Women’s Day today (8 Mar 2014).
Innovation platforms are widely used in agricultural research to connect different stakeholders to achieve common goals. To help document recent experiences and insights, ILRI recently published a series of short innovation platform ‘practice briefs
Authored by Jemimah Njuki and Pascal Sanginga, this book provides empirical evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique and from different production systems of the importance of livestock as an asset to women and their participation in livestock and …
Last week I attended the Economist’s Feeding the World 2014 event which brought together a broad spectrum of high-level luminaries from science, business, policy and politics. I was asked what the role of technology could be in solving the global food security challenge.