Session summary by Andrea Pape-Christiansen (ICARDA)

Session: Participatory prioritization of research

Canada room, 21 Jan, 15:30

Facilitator: Nadia Manning

Time to mainstream participatory approaches and stop the divide and the labeling: use farmers for prioritization of research, and let the researchers do the science with the necessary rigor;

– there needs to be research for today (eg reacting to immediate farmer priorities), but also for tomorrow, keeping global issues and scenarios in mind

– farmer relationship with NARS