I forgot to mention that part of last week’s craziness was a last minute “voluntold” to participate in a briefing for staff of the Senate Foreign Relations committee on women’s rights and land tenure. I was actually really surprised that the meeting wasn’t canceled due to the debt ceiling nonsense.
Ramadan started on Monday and this year I’ve decided to be the Supportive Spouse instead of complaining about Ramadrama/Dramadan.
Upcoming but unconfirmed travel plans:
• Ghana to do a gender analysis of several value chains
• Bangladesh to co-facilitate a training for the Cereal System Initiative in South Asia project (Third trip to Bangladesh this year!)
• Mozambique for the Food Security Network regional meeting