Participants trained on best seed development practices
The Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organizational Development (CIKOD) has brought together 20 women participants from partner organizations to learn, share and explore opportunities for promoting best practices in seed development, savings and credit for women economic empowerment.
The participants drawn from the three regions of the north as part of planned activities to enhance women economic empowerment for food security in northern Ghana within the context of the Empower Programme that is being jointly implemented by the Coady International Institute, the University for Development Studies (UDS) and CIKOD.
It is in partnership with Widows and Orphans Movement (WOM), Rural Women Farmers Association of Ghana (RUWFAG), ProNET North and Centre for Cosmovision and Indigenous Knowledge (CECIK).
Mr. Daniel Banuoku, Regional Director of CIKOD and the training coordinator, said the purpose of the training was to provide both leadership and technical capacity support through peer learning and complementary skill training to enhance the skills of participants in promoting indigenous seed development, savings and credit for the economic empowerment of women.
“The training will enhance the leadership capacities of trainees and contribute to improving their ability to affectively lead women for change”, he said.