Young African Leaders Take Home Many Possibilities from Davis

James Kakeeto and Jennie Konsella-Norene take a selfie
James Kakeeto, a Mandela Washington fellow from Uganda, and Jennie Konsella-Norene, administrative director of the fellowship program, take a selfie as they are pulled by a tractor on UC Davis’ Russell Ranch. The 25 young African leaders are wrapping up a six-week visit. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo

By Tanya Perez, Davis Enterprise

"Bumping along a dirt road, being pulled by John Deere tractors and sitting astride hay bales, an impressive group of young leaders from 19 African countries got another taste of hands-on learning.

The Mandela Washington fellows last week were visiting UC Davis’ Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility, learning about irrigated and dry-land agriculture."

Read more at the Davis Enterprise.