Kristy Cook

Dec 02

Cultural Practice joins consortium to empower women farmers through improved agricultural extension and advisory services

Cultural Practice, LLC (CP) is a partner in a new consortium led by the University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign (UIUC) that was recently awarded $7 million from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to contribute to the goals of the Presidential Initiative Feed the Future of increasing global […] Continue reading

Oct 31

Water and electricity critical for women, but perhaps mobile phones first?

Over a decade ago, wandering along ridge rows of farmer’s plots in southern Africa, I would never have believed that I would be advocating mobile phones and cell phone booster tips as a game changing technology for the overworked, underserviced African woman farmer. I grew up in a 1920s ranch […] Continue reading