GCP-2 IP WFE in Kenya & Burkina Faso

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Main consortium partner: University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Global Challenges Programme (GCP) Call 2 Integrated Projects.
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Report on WFE Stakeholder workshop

The two-day Stakeholder Workshop held in Kisumu on February 14 and 15, 2019, provided a platform for project partners, women in entrepreneurship, and other stakeholders to share information on the milestones and lessons learned in the Global Challenges Programme (GCP) project “Women Food Entrepreneurship (WFE)”. »

Governor Nyong’o goes green by embracing mini farming agriculture in Kisumu city

The Gleaner Magazine published an article about Governor Prof. Anyang Nyong’o who recently attended the workshop of the GCP project Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kisumu. He promised to give stakeholder groups in Kisumu engaged in urban agriculture an opportunity to take part in the ongoing Geo-physical and spatial mapping of Kisumu city to identify and establish green spaces for urban farming and recreation. »

Congratulations to Zuhura Abdallah

The “Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kenya and Burkina Faso” research project led by Dr. Nicky Pouw is an interdisciplinary research team collaboration between social and natural scientists in Kenya, Burkina Faso and the University of Amsterdam. The research team congratulates Zuhura on her nomination as final candidate for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2018 Award! »

Results baseline food and nutrition survey Kisumu

In the frame of the Global Challenges Programme, the “Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kenya and Burkina Faso” project undertook the baseline food and nutrition survey. The results are now available for Kisumu, Kenya. The survey covers two slums, Nyalenda and Obunga. »