4th Biennial RUFORUM Meeting, Mozambique July 2014

InnovATE organized and conducted three side events at the 4th Biennial RUFORUM meeting in Maputo, Mozambique. Dr. Tom Hammett, Dr. Kurt Richter, Dr. Rick Rudd and Dr. Emily Van Houweling of Virginia Tech and Dr. Sandra Russo of the University of Florida conducted these sessions at the meeting held July 21-25, 2014.

The objective of the first side event was to share and develop a set of good practices for addressing gender issues and encouraging women in the agricultural sciences. The second focused on the topic of transformative leadership and change, was conducted in collaboration with the Global Center for Food Systems Innovation. The last was a session to help determine the role of professional societies in AET in Africa. InnovATE engaged 76 participants from more than 10 countries.


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