Category Archives: Africa

Women Feel the Impact of Climate Change

June 19, 2010, taken from http://www.baiganchoka.com “We are dependent on agriculture, which is totally dependent on good weather”, says Nompumelelo Maluleke as she shades her eyes from the fierce glare of the mid-day sun. As a rural woman, she says, … Continue reading

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Group seeks support for female farmers

Group seeks support for female farmers. Actionaid Nigeria, an international non-governmental organisation, wants the federal government to give more attention to female farmers in Nigeria. Ifeoma Charles- Monwuba, its Deputy Country Director, made this request when the group paid a … Continue reading

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Leadership course for Asian and African Women for research and extension in rainfed rice ecosystems

The Leadership course for Asian and African Women for research and extension in rainfed rice ecosystems will be held on 6-17 September 2010 in the IRRI training Center.  This 12-day course is for Asian and African women who is leading and will … Continue reading

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