In this episode, we spoke with Judith Ann Francis, from Trinidad and Tobago, one of the leading global experts on agricultural innovation systems.
Judith has championed science, technology, and innovation for agricultural and rural development across 79 countries in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific, for decades.
She has contributed to strengthening agricultural innovation systems by building the capacity of women and young professionals and engaging them in policy advocacy and resource mobilization through inter-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder coalitions.
Judith is an established author and has conducted extensive research on the nutritional value of tropical crops and indigenous food products.
As we discuss inclusive agricultural innovation systems, we ask, are we making any progress?
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