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Mak-Cornell 4th Training Perfects GREAT Gender Responsive Training Model

Dr. Jennifer Bisikwa (Centre) guides two team members during the Mak-Cornell 4th Training 22nd - 31st July 2019, Forest Cottages, Bukoto, Kampala Uganda.

The GREAT Project has ended its 4th training and General course on gender responsive plant breeding. The nine-day course punctuated by field case studies was held at the Forest Cottages in Bukoto-Kampala on 22nd -31st July 2019.

The project management team and trainers expressed pride and excitement that the training model they have been testing has now been perfected and they are now able to scale it when the project phases out next year 2020.

Gender-responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT) is a 5 year (2015-2020) Makerere University (Uganda) and Cornell University (USA) joint certificate program in applied gender training for agricultural researchers funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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