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Promoting skilled women living with disabilities

 
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“Australia is committed to including people living with disabilities as active participants and beneficiaries of the global aid program; with a strong focus on improving the quality of life of people living with disabilities in developing countries and beyond.” These were the words of Ms Heather Rich, Second Secretary (Development Cooperation) from the Australian High Commission at the Skilled Women...


 

Transforming Agriculture through Research & Innovation

 
 

Three cross-country teams* selected at the end of an Agricultural Research Symposium held in Nairobi, (from 20 – 21 March 2018) have been awarded AUD10,000 each, to design and implement actionable research projects. The innovation competition prize was awarded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). Six teams, who were part of a wider group of over...


 

World Water Day

 
 

World Water Day, 22 March, focuses attention on the importance of water. This year’s theme ‘Nature for Water’ highlights solutions for water challenges, which can be found in nature. (more…)...


 

Equipping Women Leaders with Tools for Work-Life Integration

 
 

Twenty-eight Alumni from seven countries in Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Niger, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) attended a women in leadership training in Nairobi, Kenya from 13-14  March. The short course, which exclusively targets female Alumni, is organised under the auspices of the Africa Women in Leadership Network (WILN) with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).   ...


 

International Women’s Day 2018

 
 

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day, commemorated on 8 March, is “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”. (more…)...


 

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