Researcher: Gender plays a key role for sustainable farming in Africa

EurActiv – Tuesday, 29 January 2013 (originally published 24 Jan)

Hailemariam Teklewold
Hailemariam Teklewold. Image: EurActiv

The EU should support rural public education programmes in Africa, with a special focus on women, to facilitate adoption of sustainable farming practices, says Hailemariam Teklewold, a researcher at the University of Gothenburg.

Hailemariam Teklewold has completed his doctorate in environmental economics at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He has been working as an agricultural economist in socio-economics unit at the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research. He responded in writing to questions from EurActiv’s Henriette Jacobsen.

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