Dr. Hosseini, Director General of Rice Research Institute of Iran between six successful women of Asian-Pacific in Agricultural Research and Extension
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To celebrate the 2022 International Women’s Day, the Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Islands Rural Advisory Services Network (APIRAS), identified six outstanding women, who have made significant contributions through innovation towards improved agri-food development in Asia-Pacific. Their stories were shared in a webinar on ‘Women in research and extension: Advancing gender equality in innovation’ on 8 March 2022. Inspiring women working in agricultural research, extension, and policy in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Iran, and the Pacific Islands shared their stories of success, challenges, and lessons as innovators and influencers of change in the Asia-Pacific region.
Associate Professor Dr. Hossieni, Director General of the Rice Research Institute of Iran, as one of the six pioneers and influential women in the Asian-Pacific agricultural sector and representative of Iran shared her experiences, efforts, successes, challenges, and effective strategies of Iranian women in rice research and extension. Dr. Hosseini, Director General of the Rice Research Institute of Iran is one of the six successful women of Asian-Pacific in Agricultural Research and Extension.
APAARI published inspiring stories of women from the Asia-Pacific region, who share their dreams, challenges, and successes, as well as their valuable advice to other women professionals working in agricultural innovation.
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