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World-first R4D gender conference kicks off

Seeds of Change conference

The world’s first international agricultural research-for-development gender conference has commenced at the University of Canberra. 

The sold out conference, ‘Seeds of Change: Gender equality through agricultural research for development’ , co-organised by ACIAR, the University of Canberra and CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, brings together 280 experts, scholars and researchers from 45 countries, showcasing cutting-edge research on gendered social relations in the agriculture sector.

Follow the keynotes and plenary sessions live on ACIAR’s YouTube channel, where you can also find interviews with more than 20 conference participants, including from ACIAR projects and partner organisations.

Visit the conference website for all the papers and resources and follow the conversation on Twitter #SeedsOfChange19

For more information on ACIAR's work in gender, check out our Gender Portal.