Global Clover Network.
Shown (l to r) Dr. P. Bai Akridge, Director, 4-H Global Projects, Mbikusita-Lewanika, Nyamwanza and Don Floyd, Pres/CEO of the Nat'l 4-H Council and the Global Clover Network who is wearing a ceremonial scarf with Zambia's colors.
Mbikusita-Lewanika will lead 4-H policy advocacy around the youth solution in modern agricultural development--two of the most important areas for Africa's advancement. She will also head up the development of a Pan-African 4-H Advisory Council and mentor country 4-H leaders.
Nyamwanza will work with partners across Africa to strengthen the capacity of 4-H leaders, professionals and volunteers in country-led 4-H organizations. She will work closely with Dr. Mbikusita-Lewanika and 4-H country leaders to implement market-based youth-in-agriculture projects and sustainable models for food security based on the 4-H Positive Youth Development approach.
Most recently, Dr. Mbikusita-Lewanika, served as Ambassador of the Republic of Zambia to Brussels and the European Union (EU) from 2010-2012. She also served as Dean of the Zambia Diplomatic Corps from 2009-2012.
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|Title Annotation:||ASSOCIATION NEWS; 4-H Africa|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Nov 1, 2012|
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