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AWARD Virtual Storytelling Event – Friday 3rd December

  • 30th November 2021
  • by secretary
Agrinatura News

An Afternoon of Storytelling by Researchers: Inspiring stories of African Agriculture

Join us on December 3, 2021 from 1400hrs EAT for an interactive virtual storytelling session with leading African experts on food security issues ranging from soil fertility to seed systems and plant protection.

With stories ranging from a soil scientist’s realisation of the challenges posed by soil infertility to a biotechnologist’s quest to improve planting material for her country’s production system, these African researchers will share personal stories of working to accelerate agricultural production for the continent.

The speakers include accomplished African researchers who have participated in career acceleration fellowships offered by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD).

Who will be speaking?
Miriam Karwitha, plant pathologist, Kenya
Eveline Compoare, innovation systems expert, Burkina Faso
Trust Kasambala, crop protection specialist, Malawi
Fatou Ndoye, soil microbiologist, Senegal
Austin Phiri, soil scientist, Malawi

When? December 3, 2021, | 1400hrs to 1530hrs EAT

Where? ZOOM and streaming live on Facebook (and available after the event)

Questions? Email:

We look forward to see you there! 

AWARD invests in building a pool of African researchers leading agricultural research, developing innovations to improve smallholders’ productivity. Through various interventions, AWARD enhances the researchers’ visibility, influence, their ability to engage and inspire other stakeholders in agricultural research and development.

For more information: visit the AWARD website


Register here to participate in the event!