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Agritourism as a Tool for Rural Development and Women’s Empowerment


Agritourism has the potential to empower women around the world, especially in rural communities. Join community leaders who are initiating this work in Uganda, North Macedonia, Peru, and the United States. We'll also hear from researchers who are studying the role of gender in agritourism around the globe.

Moderator: Claudia Schmidt from Pennsylvania State University Extension (USA)


Claudia Gil Arroyo, North Carolina State University (USA) 

Maria Baryamujura, COBATI (Uganda)

Elena Mladenovska Jelenkovic, CEO of M6 Educational Center, Executive Center of Wines of Macedonia (North Macedonia)

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This webinar is free of charge and is part of a monthly series of virtual agritourism gatherings. More information at

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Becky Bartlett at 802-257-7967 x 301 or 800-278-5480 by November 22, 2021 so we may assist you.