Mak-GREAT Project & UGA Conduct Gender Awareness Training for USAID Peanut Innovation Lab Researchers

The Makerere University Gender-Responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT) project in collaboration with USAID Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut has conducted a gender awareness training for students and scientist working on Ground nut projects in Sub-Saharan Africa to explore how gender can impact the objective data that comes from their research.

The three-day gender sensitization workshop was hosted by Makerere University at Royal Suites Hotel Bugolobi a Kampala suburb from 10th-12th March, 2020.

It was attended by 19 participants including Co-PIs and students working on the Feed The Future Innovation Lab projects in five Countries-Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, and Mozambique.

The University of Georgia (UGA), College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is the lead entity that won the bid for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut under the leadership of Professor David Hoisington.

Source: MAKERERE University

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