About 28 fellows to graduate from African Food Fellowship in Kigali
A cohort of 28 fellow is on tomorrow December 7, set to graduate from African Food Fellowship upon the completion of the 10-months prestigious Food Systems Leadership Programme offered by the African Food Fellowship.
The programme has equipped participants with the skills, knowledge and connections needed to initiate and deliver effective food systems actions.
The graduating fellows already occupy leading positions in their respective areas of work and have demonstrated the capacity and ambitions to craft solutions to Rwanda’s existing and emerging food system challenges.
Fellows are expected to work accross three impact areas including Good Tech and Trade, Access to Nutritious Goods and Sustainable Land Use.
During the graduation ceremony, Fellows will showcase their ongoing food systems and actions which form part of their learning curriculum upon joining the African Food Fellowship.
The food systems actions have been designed to deliver healthy, inclusive and Sustainable food systems, by including innovations in food and nutrition security, climate change, migration, poverty alleviation and regenerative agriculture.
The graduation also plans to the connect the graduates with their peers who graduated previously.
As Rwanda is currently formulating its food system policies, including the next phase of strategic plan for Agriculture Transformation (PATA5), the fellows are look to play a central role in delivering aspirations in these important policy frameworks.
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The African Food Fellowship is now home to over 150 from countries of Rwanda and Kenya. The fellowship provides the fist-of-its-kind food systems leadership gaps in Agriculture sector to forge new paths for benefits of people and the planet.
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