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‘Seeds of Change’ Annual Scientific Conference 2019

In 2019, the Annual Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop took a different approach with the ‘Seeds of Change‘ Conference.

ACIAR, CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research and University of Canberra
ACIAR, CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research and University of Canberra are sponsoring this event

This conference, jointly funded by the Australia­­­n Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research and University of Canberra took place on April 2-4, 2019 in Canberra, Australia (with various side meetings before and after the conference).

This event was an interdisciplinary conference for researchers and practitioners in all fields of agriculture (including food/commodity/cash crops, subsistence/semi-subsistence sectors, supply chains, forestry, fisheries, and water management).

 

Conference themes

The following six themes featured in the Seeds of Change conference:

 
More information?

For more information about scholarships, invited speakers, program, organizing team, venue etc. go to: https://www.canberra.edu.au/research/faculty-research-centres/aisc/seeds-of-change

Conference outputs
Over the next few days, weeks and months, a host of information related to the conference will be made available, including presentations, pictures etc. 

You can also find some additional links, outputs, information on the ACIAR gender portal: https://co-lab.aciar.gov.au/seedsofchange/

SoC participants (photo credit: Sean Davey/ACIAR)
Seeds of Change participants (photo credit: Sean Davey/ACIAR)

News about ‘Seeds of Change’

Ruth Meinzen-Dick (photo credit: IFPRI)

Seeds of Change harvest: It’s time to tackle harassment – Ruth Meinzen-Dick (IFPRI)

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several people from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this interview, we feature Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Senior Research Fellow at…

Naila Kabeer’s Seeds of Change harvest: a ‘simple’ question of respect and equality

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several people from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this very special interview, we are privileged to feature eminent scholar…

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research newsletter. Issue #10, June 2019

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter July 2019, issue 10

Here is the tenth issue of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research’s quarterly newsletter! This is a special issue covering the recent ‘Seeds of Change’ conference, as usual prefaced by Rhiannon Pyburn, Coordinator of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, for a broad sweep of recent news on the CGIAR Gender Platform and Research front! For this special…

Juan Gonzalo Jaramillo Mejia (photo credit: J. Jaramillo)

Seeds of Change harvest: “We need to work with BOTH women and men” – Juan Gonzalo Jaramillo (formerly CIMMYT)

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several people from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this interview, we feature Juan Gonzalo Jaramillo Mejia, currently a staff at…

Rhiannon Pyburn, coordinator of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research (photo credit: KIT Royal Tropical Institute)

Seeds of Change harvest: Find a mentor and engage, in all kinds of ways! – Rhiannon Pyburn (co-convener)

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several scientists from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this special interview, we feature co-convener Rhiannon Pyburn, Coordinator of the CGIAR…

Ana Maria Paez Valencia is gender social scientist at World Agroforestry (photo credit: ICRAF)

Seeds of Change harvest: Keep scrutinizing gender roles – Ana Maria Paez Valencia (World Agroforestry)

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several personalities from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this interview, we feature Ana Maria Paez Valencia, gender social scientist at…

Seeds of Change harvest: Tackle power head on – Jayne Curnow (ACIAR – co-convener)

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several scientists from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this special interview, we feature co-convener Jayne Curnow, Research Program Manager for…

Seeds of Change harvest: The limits of household level approaches – Patricia Kristjanson (The World Bank Group)

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several personalities from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this interview, we feature Patricia Kristjanson, Sr. Gender Specialist, Environment Global Practice…

Jemimah Njuki (photo credit: IDRC)

Seeds of Change harvest: Making the ‘future of work’ more equitable – Jemimah Njuki (IDRC)

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several personalities from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this interview, we feature Jemimah Njuki, Senior Program Officer at Canada’s International…

Elena Martinez is research analyst at IFPRI (photo credit: IFPRI)

Seeds of Change harvest: We need meaningful collaborations between economists and anthropologists and more – Elena Martinez (IFPRI)

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several personalities from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this interview, we feature Elena Martinez, Research Analyst at the International Food…