International Women's Day and AU-IBAR

Posted by Janice Scheckter on 05 April 2021 11:40 AM CAT
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AU-IBAR joined the rest of the world in an online campaign commemorating International Women’s Day #IWD, by highlighting quotes from women in the animal resources community, drawing on the global theme for this year: #ChoosetoChallenge.


“Raise your hand high to show you're in and that you commit to choose to challenge and call out inequality”
AU IBAR thanks all these women who shared their experiences.

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Women should have more access...

Posted by Janice Scheckter on 24 March 2021 3:40 PM CAT
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'We need to rethink the narrative of advocacy. Woman should have more access to land, to investments, finance, and inputs to attain Agenda 2063'. Were the words echoes by Ambassador Josefa Sacko, African Union Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment during the commemorative webinar on International Women’s Day. The event titled: “Celebrating women’s leadership in food systems: a conversation on how to promote women’s leadership in food systems transformation in Africa” was hosted by African UnionFAO, African Women Agribusiness Network (AWAN), and Lady Agri Impact Investment Hub.

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