Chesney McOmber joins ILRI as a graduate fellow in the Livelihoods, gender and impact program

ILRI policies, instititions and livelihoods program

Chesney McOmber

Chesney McOmber has joined the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) as a graduate fellow for the next four months under the Livelihoods, gender and impact (LGI) program. She is a doctoral student at the University of Florida in the field of political science. Her research interests within this field of study are gender equity, social capital, and empowerment- particularly within Africa.  Chesney’s dissertation research will focus on the impacts of male absence, largely caused by migration, on rural women’s empowerment. While her final dissertation will explore this question in Morocco as well as Kenya, her fieldwork will be based in Laikipia and Nyando during her time with ILRI. Of central interest to Chesney’s project is the use of qualitative participatory tools to understand local conceptualizations of empowerment as they are constructed in various contexts. It is in this methodological aspect that she will be most closely collaborating with the LGI…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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