Research area: Production and marketing of value-added agriculture products by marginalized sections of society.
Epifania Augustine Minja has a passion for seeing positive change in people’s lives and is working to establish a sustainable network for small- and medium-scale producers of value-added farm products. “I want to see poor women realizing a profit and getting a fair return out of agriculture,” says Minja, whose first name means “openness”. “In one or two years, I’ve already seen a lot of improvement in people’s situations, with their children now going to school and them able to make a living.”
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