Partner in GFAR,The Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Islands Rural Advisory Services Network (APIRAS), and the Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP) hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), is organizing a 1.5-hour webinar on ‘Women in research and extension: Advancing gender equality in innovation’. The event targets mainly women and men working in agricultural research, science, and extension in APAARI and APIRAS member institutions.

The webinar aims to inspire and mobilize change to help advance women’s role as innovators in their respective areas of research and extension, to ensure their meaningful and inclusive contribution to the transformation of agri-food systems in the Asia-Pacific region. Specifically, it aims to:

  • Raise awareness on key challenges and opportunities facing women in research and extension in facilitating and contributing to innovation processes in agriculture;
  • Share good practices and inspiring stories of women in research and extension in Asia-Pacific;
  • Discuss what needs to be done to address the challenges facing women in research and extension across the Asia-Pacific region, and the support they need.

Find more information and registration details here

 

Tuesday, 8 March, 2022