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GenARDIS grantee wins Africa Rural Connect contest
GenARDIS grantee wins Africa Rural Connect contest 18 January 2011 LC

In 2008-2009, Ugandan organisation Toro Development Network (ToroDev) was awarded a small grant through the APC’s Gender and agriculture and rural development in the information society (GenARIDS) project. No more than a year later, the grass roots organisation has been awarded $12, 000 through the Africa Rural Connect contest, to continue its work in helping small-scale rural farmers – many of which are women – learn to use technologies such as mobile phones, radios and com...

Rural Nigeria: Radio and mobile phones change women's lives
Rural Nigeria: Radio and mobile phones change women's lives 11 February 2010 AL

This article was first published in “i4d“http://www.i4donline.net in their January-March 2010 issue ARDA listener’s club“Women farmers in the rural areas of Nigeria are responsible for a major percentage of all the food produced in the country but their contributions are often overlooked and their voices ignored in community decision-making”, writes Seember Nyager in th...

GenARDIS Knowledge Sharing workshop
GenARDIS Knowledge Sharing workshop 27 January 2010

The knowledge-sharing workshop will be a space to enable the 15 grantees to share outcomes as well as to discuss best practices and lessons learned. It will also be used to gather case studies and stories to feed into the ongoing programmes of partner institutions, as well as for GenARDIS’ own evaluation process. The workshop methodology will be interactive, creative and use different methodo...

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