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The Connection Between Agriculture & Poverty Alleviation
Presented By: Sara Sytsma, World Renew Kenya
Event: ECHO East Africa 4th Biennial Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture Best Practices (2017-02-09)
This presentation will look at the differences between relief, rehabilitation, and development. We will see some of the challenges involved in determining which one of those three interventions is needed in different situations and we will talk about what to consider when transitioning from relief to rehabilitation to development.
Presenter : Sara Sytsma is a holder of B.S. in Environmental Science from Calvin College and a Master's Degree from Calvin Theological Seminary. She is employed with World Renew in Nairobi, Kenya. She previously volunteered with WR in Soroti, Uganda for 2 years. She advises on agricultural projects and teaches agriculture and livelihood skills. She also loves keeping goats.