In this thought piece for Independent, Director for Africa at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Lead of the Summit’s Gender Lever of Change author Jemimah Njuki, writes on how women are the nucleus of our global food system-but their value is undermined by the patriarchy

As the world’s attention falls on redesigning food systems to deliver safe and healthy food, livelihoods, and environments for all, it is equally important to ensure that the human rights of half of its producers and consumers – women – are not left behind.

The UN Food Systems Summit will provide an ideal platform for all countries to come together and find solutions to help support the livelihood of all, including women. Read the full thought piece on Independent here.


Read the full thought piece on Independent here.