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Jeanne Rusizana, Rwanda

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Jeanne is an assistant lecturer at the College of Agriculture, Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (UR-CAVM). She has previously worked as the programme coordinator of the crop sciences department, at the University of Rwanda. As an educationist, Jeanne contributed to the enhancement of the education sector in Rwanda by being part of reviewers and developers of the Technical Vocational Educational Training (TVET) curriculum program in the domain of Crop production, level 3, 4, 6, and 7 Rwanda TVET Qualification Framework (RTQF).  She holds a master’s degree in Horticulture, plant production from Writtle College, University of Essex, United Kingdom, a bachelor’s degree in Crop Production and Horticulture from the former National University of Rwanda, and is currently pursuing her Ph.D in Plant Biotechnology at Egerton University, Kenya. She is a member of the Rwandan Association of Women in Science and Engineering (RAWISE) and the Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD).