Advancing agri-practice: Adding value for women

ILRI policies, instititions and livelihoods program

The ‘Advancing agri-practice: Adding value for women’ workshop was held at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya on 23-24 May, 2011. Cosponsored by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), this event provided a unique forum for practitioners and researchers working on agricultural value chains to share information on gender-related research and gender-responsive practices in agriculture development.

The purpose of the two-day workshop was to (1) demonstrate the importance of gender analysis as a means of improving agriculture program effectiveness and outcomes for women, (2) facilitate the identification of common ground regarding demand for and supply of data on gender and agriculture, and (3) define ways forward to improve the quantity, quality, availability and accessibility of gender and agriculture data.

The workshop was attended by thirty-three practitioners and researchers working in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania…

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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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