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Tag Archives: Women Empowerment

2019 SPHI Brief 35. Promoting OFSP for income, women’s empowerment, and nutrition: Lessons from Helen Keller International’s Programs in Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

The Healthy Lifestyle Project in Nigeria that started in January 2018 has worked to create awareness about the nutritional quality of Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP), which has led to uptake of the crop among 4,882 students and their families in urban communities of Ikeja, Lagos State and school gardens established at …

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The BecA-ILRI Hub Annual Report 2017 – Mentoring Women to Become Future Leaders in Science

Adero is a research assistant at the National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI) in Uganda where she is part of the Genomic Tools for Sweet Potato Improvement Project team. Besides developing genomics and modern breeding tools, the project emphasizes capacity building and empowering research staff of national partners to carry …

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