Read this impact story about our work with business education for young agripreneurs in Eastern Africa.
A delegation from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development in Eastern Africa (IGAD) led by the Executive Secretary His Excellency Dr. Mahboub Maalim, visited SLU on October 10, 2016.The purpose of the visit was to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between IGAD and SLU and to discuss possible areas of research collaboration.
Women all over the world and particularly in Africa are known to be responsible for producing, selecting and utilizing food, family nutrition and food security. Nonetheless, the world has yet to realize that the resources needed for full participation of women in the rural economy is not in the hands of these women who contribute most to it sustainability and development.
This is a blog from days 2 and 3 of the Sharefair on Rural Women's Technologies - Inspiring Agricultural Change: Improve Food Security, Nutrition, and Productive Family Farming in Eastern and Southern Africa”. 15 - 17 October, 2014, Nairobi Kenya.
Today more than half of the planet’s inhabitants live in cities. The world-wide migration of rural people to cities is particular prominent in Africa and Asia. Some are “pushed” there ...