Connecting With Africa’s Future Leaders in Agriculture
Africa Youth Development Program Participants Visit US
In 2011, DuPont committed $2 million to the National 4-H Council for its Leadership Institute and Enterprise Gardens program. 4-H dedicated the funds to helping African youth create sustainable livelihoods and improve household and national food security for people across the continent. In December 2013, two students and a teacher who participated in the Kenya-based program visited DuPont headquarters in Wilmington, Del., to visit with DuPont leaders and tour the facilities. Read more about their visit.
Investing in Women in Agriculture:Collaboration with African Women In Agricultural Research And Development (AWARD) Organization
The two AWARD Fellows are Felister Mbute Nzuve, from Kenya and Grace Nakabonge, from Uganda. During their two-day visit to Pioneer headquarters in Johnston, Iowa, the Fellows each delivered a presentation focused on their research concentration areas and research attachment experience at DuPont to date. They also met with key leaders and groups across Pioneer.