Aspen New Voices Fellows Andrew Mude and Jemimah Njuki tell of the moments their ag careers ‘took off’

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For your viewing and listening pleasure, here are two short video ‘stories’ by two great agricultural-research-for-development storytellers. Their stories were introduced recently at an #800000">Aspen New Voices Fellowship evening gathering in Nairobi by moderator #800000">Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, vice president of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (#800000">AGRA), former chair of the board of trustees of the International Livestock Research Institute (#800000">ILRI), and a former Aspen New Voices Fellow herself.

Beyond language
#800000">Andrew Mude, an Aspen Institute New Voices Fellow and economist with ILRI, here describes an unlikely moment (rhetorically and personally tense as well as transformative) that occurred years ago in a small church in Kenya’s remote northern frontier region of Marsabit during the launch his livestock insurance program for African herders. Run-time: 10 minutes.

Andrew Mude – Aspen New Voices Fellow 2017 from Natasha Sweeney on Vimeo.

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