The final conference plenary closed the week of eventful sessions and offered directions for future research on gender in agriculture and food systems. The best poster award was announced, and the winning 3-minute poster pitch was played. An esteemed panel of representatives from different sectors, including academia and research, NGOs, donors, CGIAR, and the UN Food System Summit, contemplated a future research agenda.
Panelists Bettina Bock, Professor Inclusive Rural Development, Wageningen University; Rolando Cerda, Researcher and Professor, CATIE; Nicoline de Haan, Director CGIAR GENDER Platform; Jemimah Njuki, Africa Director International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and UNFSS Custodian for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment; Philip Otieno, Executive Director, Advocates for Social Change Kenya (ADSOCK); and Vicki Wilde, Senior Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation left participants with plenty of food for thought for conducting impactful gender research.
Seema Arora Jonsson, The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
- Jemimah Njuki, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
- Rolando Cerda, Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE), Costa Rica ▪ Vicki Wilde, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
- Phil Otieno, Advocates for Social Change Kenya (ADSOCK)
- Bettina Bock, Wageningen Unversity and Research, Netherlands
- Nicolien de Haan, CGIAR GENDER Platform