The interviews

This Congo Live episode focuses on gender issues in agriculture in DRC and across Africa, and our guest Dr. Annie Kinwa-Muzinga discusses the role of women’s organizations in empowering rural women across the continent. Dr. Kinwa-Muzinga is a renowned author, scholar and lecturer.

Bio

Annie Kinwa-Muzinga, Ph.D. is Professor of Agribusiness at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Agriculture. She earned her B.S. degree in Economics from the University of Kinshasa with a Financial Management emphasis (1988) and received both her MBA in Finance (1993) and Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics with specialization in Food and Agribusiness Management and Strategic Management with a significant Marketing component from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2001).

Upon finishing her education, she joined the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2002. She is currently the agribusiness program director. Her research area currently focuses on Gender Issues in Agriculture in DR Congo and Africa; Empowering Women through Rural Women Organization. She believes that to alleviate poverty in DR Congo and in Africa, we should tackle issues impacting women in rural areas.

In 2010-12, she served as Research Consultant on “Gender Assessment in Agriculture in DR Congo” with the International Food Policy and Research Institute (IFPRI). This research examined the role women play in the production, agro-processing, and marketing of different agricultural commodities in DRC.

August 1, 2015

Aug 1: Dr. Annie Kinwa Muzinga – Gender issues in agriculture in DRC and Across Africa

This Congo Live episode focuses on gender issues in agriculture in DRC and across Africa, and our guest Dr. Annie Kinwa-Muzinga discusses the role of women’s […]
July 18, 2015

July 18: Kulya Nzogu – Consulting For Global Businesses

This Congo Live episode features opportunities in Congo and across the African continent in the areas of business, technology, politics, and art. Our guest, Mr. Ngozu […]
July 11, 2015

July 11: Roger Muntu – Passion for Congo

Congo Live invited the creator and the host of the very successful radio show RM SHOW on Voice of America in Washington, DC, Mr. Roger Muntu. […]
July 4, 2015

July 4: Daniel Dawson – Beyond Africa, The Presence and Influence of the Kongo Kingdom in the Americas – Part 2

Professor Dawson shares more in this episode about the ways that ‎Kongo culture continues to influence life in the global Congolese diaspora! He joined Congo Live […]
June 27, 2015

June 27: Regina Bakala – Becoming a US Citizen

This Congo Live episode features the inspiring story of Mrs. Regina Bakala, a Congolese mother of two whose story inspires us all to stay faithful in […]
June 20, 2015

June 20: Daniel Dawson – Beyond Africa: The Presence and Influence of the Kongo Kingdom in the Americas – Part 1

On this episode, our guest Professor Dawson shared with our audience the connection that exists with the Kongo Kingdom and its influence in the Americas. Bio […]