Integrated Pest Management and Striga

In November, the project I am linked with held a seminar to discuss two maize pest problems faced this season: Fall Armyworm (FA) and the Black Ant (BA). An entomologist based in the US and working on the project conducted the seminar and it was extremely informative and interactive. Macondo and our demonstration plot was…

A call for Boys Clubs

It is accepted that gender inequality cannot be solved without the participation from the dominant sex: men. For things to change, we should start young. Behaviors and gender roles are learned and learned young. They should also be challenged young. I am almost one year into service and I know countless volunteers, male or female,…