Women in higher education in agriculture with reference to selected countries in East and Southern Africa

@inproceedings{Acker1998WomenIH,
  title={Women in higher education in agriculture with reference to selected countries in East and Southern Africa},
  author={David G. Acker and Edna L. McBreen and Sylvie Taylor},
  year={1998}
}
Abstract In Africa, the continued under-representation of women in education is particularly severe, especially in tertiary level programs relevant to agricultural development. The underlying premises of this paper are, firstly, that African agricultural development would be better served by an increase in the number of well-trained women leaders in agricultural research, extension, training and policy. Secondly, that there are currently very few women in positions of leadership in agriculture… CONTINUE READING