Africa’s Indigenous Vegetables, Nutrition and Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

Indigenous Vegetable Production and the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women in Africa: Reality, Prospects, and Challenges in Rwanda Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu, Nathan Kanuma Taremwa, Olivier Mugwaneza, Nambajimana Djamali Abstract In many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, indigenous vegetables have added important nutritional value to the diets of locals for hundreds of years. Women, who are traditionally in … Continue reading Africa’s Indigenous Vegetables, Nutrition and Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

Indigenous Beverage Production and Economic Empowerment of Rural Women in Rwanda

New academic article publication in the journal, Indigenous Knowledge: Other Ways of Knowing. Indigenous Beverage Production and Economic Empowerment of Rural Women in Rwanda Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu, Vedaste Ndungutse, Salomon Nshimyimana Abstract Across sub-Saharan Africa, indigenous non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are produced from locally available materials such as cereals, fresh milk, fruits, and vegetables. Women are … Continue reading Indigenous Beverage Production and Economic Empowerment of Rural Women in Rwanda

China-Africa Cooperation and the Voice of the Masses

Attended by all African Presidents or their representatives, the recently held triennial Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) was considered a success by participants. China extended a credit line of $60billion to Africa, in addition to already existing facilities, while president after president read speeches on the necessity and benefits of China’s relationship with the continent. … Continue reading China-Africa Cooperation and the Voice of the Masses