Empowering African Women in Agriculture Conference in Morocco

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Angelle Kwemo. Photo--Twitter.

Believe in Africa has chosen Marrakech, Morocco to host its second empowerment conference with the theme "African Women in Agriculture."

"African Women in Agriculture" (AWA), scheduled to be hosted at the Museum Mohammed VI for Water Civilization in Marrakech, Morocco from May 8th to 10th, 2018.

This event is organized with the support of Agence Marocaine de Cooperation Internationale (AMCI), United Nations Women, US Africa Foundation (USADF), the Initiative for Global Development (IGD), Lilium Capital, Forbes Afrique and All Africa Magazines.

The theme for this year is: "Empowering Women in Agriculture: Generating Sustainable Growth, Bridging the Gender Gap."

"We aim to continuously promote Africa's socio- economic progress by enhancing the profile of women in agriculture in a bid to contribute significantly to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals," said Angelle Kwemo, Founder and President of Believe in Africa.

She added: "AWA is a unique place to share best practices and promote success stories. We aim to take concrete actions and develop a roadmap for resource mobilization, training and optimization of production capacity, processing and marketing of agricultural products. AWA 2018 will be an opportunity to highlight the collective commitment of this network for the empowerment of African women, and above all allow participants to find investors and partners for the marketing of their products on the African and global market".
AWA" is an initiative aimed at creating a network of stakeholders dedicated to ensuring the effective empowerment of women in agriculture, with emphasis on those in the rural areas and underserved communities, permitting them to become productive, competitive and self-sufficient."

AWA covers all 4 agricultural subsectors namely farming, livestock, fisheries/fish farming and agro forestry.

Speakers will be announced soon.

To register visit shttp://www.iamawaa.com/registration/

Contact us at believeinafrica1@gmail.com ou (212) 677 77 87 21

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