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Robert D. & Elizabeth Havener Scholarships for African Women

While great strides have been made to expand opportunities for African women, social and economic factors still leave many disadvantaged. This exclusion of women from leadership positions and participation in the economy prevents the continent from reaching its potential. By providing scholarships, this program advances the high-level involvement of women in agricultural and environmental fields and also funds training for education officials in South Sudan.

Country: South Sudan

Program Areas: Agriculture, Education, Clean Energy and Environment, U.S. Programs  and Gender Equality and Social Inclusion

Empowering African Women in Agriculture

Havener-Dowswell Scholarship

The Havener-Doswell Scholarship offers a simple and effective way to increase the number of qualified women agriculture extension agents in Africa.