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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’

Hale Ann Tufan is Project Manager for NEXTGEN Cassava Breeding Project and leads the Gender Responsive Cassava Breeding Initiative under this project (photo credit: H. Tufan)

Seeds of Change harvest: How to get beyond ‘breeding for now’ for women to reach their own destination – Hale Ann Tufan (Cornell)

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 are featuring Hale Ann Tufan, Adjunct Assistant Professor and Project…

Ann Tickamyer, Professor of Rural Sociology at Penn State (photo credit: PSU)

Seeds of Change harvest: The gratification of seeing the wonderful work of GRIT graduates – Ann Tickamyer (Penn State)

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 are featuring Ann Tickamyer, Professor of Rural Sociology at…

Barbara Pamphilon, Professor at University of Canberra and co-host of the 'Seeds of Change' conference (photo credit: Hangzhou Normal University, China)

Seeds of Change harvest: Our real quest is how to remove structural barriers – Barbara Pamphilon (UC – co-convener)

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 special interview, we feature co-convener Barbara Pamphilon, Professor at the University…

Seeds of Change harvest: A focus not just on future areas, but also on grounded theory – Nicoline de Haan (Livestock/ILRI)

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 Nicoline de Haan, Gender Research Coordinator for the CGIAR…

Annet Mulema, gender scientist at the International Livestock Research Institute (photo credit: ILRI)

Seeds of Change harvest: Inspiring examples of community partnering – Annet Mulema (ILRI)

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 Annet Mulema, gender scientist at the…

Katrina Kosec is Gender Research Coordinator for the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets [PIM] (photo credit: K. Kosec)

Seeds of Change harvest: Let’s explore the gender/behavior economics nexus – Katrina Kosec (PIM)

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, Katrina Kosec, Gender Research Coordinator for the CGIAR…

Afrina Choudhury (photo credit: WorldFish)

Seeds of Change harvest: “We need to be more disruptive” – Afrina Choudhury (WorldFish)

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 Afrina Choudhury, research fellow and senior…

Dr. Kristie Drucza (photo credit: K. Drucza)

Seeds of Change harvest: Looking for new participatory research methods – Kristie Drucza (Inclusion Solutions)

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 Dr. Kristie Drucza, independent consultant at…

Agnes Quisumbing (photo credit: IFPRI)

Seeds of Change harvest: Bring men in focus in gender research and programming – Agnes Quisumbing (A4NH)

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 Dr. Agnes Quisumbing, senior research fellow…

Iliana Monterroso (photo credit: Savindi)

Seeds of Change harvest – Mapping the changing landscapes of gender: Markus Ihalainen & Iliana Monterroso (CIFOR)

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 Markus Ihalainen and Iliana Monterroso from…