In Case You Missed It: Women, Land and Food

Panelists Discussing Women

On October 27, 2015, USAID, Landesa and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) held a panel event at on Women, Land and Food. This panel event examined the challenges, programming lessons and growing body of evidence demonstrating the profound link between land rights, food security and women’s empowerment.

Panelists included:

  • Charles North, Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, USAID (Moderator)
  • Chris Jochnick, CEO, Landesa
  • Susan Markham, Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, USAID
  • Lauren Persha, Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Research Advisor at The Cloudburst Group.

You can watch a recording of the entire event, view one-on-one interviews with Susan Markham and Chris Jochnick and explore the photo gallery highlighting international development work involving women, land and food below.

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