Pheona Nabukalu, student, Jenipher Bisikwa, Lecturer, Faculty of Agriculture (right) and Margaret Mangheni, (centre) Senior Lecturer, a mentoring set of Junior Mentee, Fellow and Mentor, walk through the Makerere university campus, Kampala, Uganda.
Jane Nabawanuka-Oputa, Research Officer at the Kwanga Research Institute in Kampala, Uganda, in a cassava trail plot.
Florence Olubayo, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Agriculture, finds a locust feeding on a trail plot of maize at the University of Niarobi, Niarobi, Kenya.
Florence Badaza, a member of the Kangulumira Youth Development in Kayunga, Uganda, in her field of Aloe Vera. She processes the crop to sell.
Fresh milk is filtered prior to pasteurization as part of a course on food hygene at Jomo Kenyatta Univerity, Niarobi, Kenya.
Mary Onyango, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science at Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya(left), discusses progress with her mentee PhD student Beatice Ekesa.
Virginia Gichuru, PhD student of Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, working with bean plant fungus as part of her research project
A technician in the Biosafety Level 2 greenhouse at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute in Niarobi covers maize male pollen to control breeding.
Pheona Nabukalu, MSc student, Faculty of Agriculture, Makarere University, cross-pollinating beans to develop varieties resistant to bean anthracnose.
This assignment for The Syngenta Foundation documents the mentoring process, set up with the Rockefeller Foundation, to enhance the careers of women crop scientists in East Africa.