Seminar Video: What can companies do to include and support women farmers?

Seminar Video with Esther Ngumbi, Assistant Professor, Entomology and African American Studies, at the University of Illinois

In this seminar video Esther Ngumbi, Assistant Professor of Entomology and African American Studies at the University of Illinois, discusses the critical challenges that women smallholder farmers face to establish and develop their business

PROFILE

Esther Ngumbi is an author, researcher, educator, mentor, speaker, and a champion for change around the issues of hunger, gender, education, youth activism, agriculture, sustainability, and public service. She works as an Assistant Professor, Entomology and African American Studies, at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She is the founder of organizations that empower farmers and youth in Kenya, and she’s served as a mentor for entities like the Clinton Global University Initiative and President Obama’s Young Leadership Program.  

WHAT THIS SEMINAR VIDEO COVERS

In this seminar video we discuss the critical challenges that women smallholder farmers face to establish and develop their business, for instance, from going from subsistence to commercial farming, and what companies can do to include and support women farmers in their supply chains.

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