Prof. Stella Williams leads new Nigerian Women in R&D Initiative

Dr Stella Williams addresses the NIWARD meeting. Source: FUTA

A bold new Nigerian initiative to support Nigerian rural women and women academics has launched, led by Dr Stella Williams, well know to many of the followers.

The Nigerian Women in Agricultural Research for Development (NIWARD) initiative will be hosted at the Centre for Gender Issues in Science and Technology (CEGIST) of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA). Professor Williams is the National President.

The Hon.Nigerian  Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, commended the initiative when he delivered The FOUNDATION DAY LECTURE on Friday, 17th May, 2013.

Read about the inaugural meeting of NIWARD here: Link

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