Lee Ann Jackson talks about the challenges of achieving sustainability in the agriculture and food sector. Data, communication and collaboration are crucial in addressing issues such as climate change and in navigating global policy governance including G7 processes. Listen to the end and be inspired by her career start as a natural scientist in ecology and natural resources.

Lee Ann is the Head of the Agro-Food Trade and Markets Division at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and a member of the GDPRD.

Lee Ann Jackson

Head of the Agro-Food Trade and Markets Division, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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"FARMS. FOOD. FUTURE" is the podcast of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development is adding its voice to the podcast in a miniseries and bringing a donor perspective to the frontline of food security. IFAD, as the host of the Platform secretariat, had created a special corner of conversation for our members and partners.

Lee Ann's interview starts at the 13:13-minute mark.

Tune into the rest of IFAD's podcast Episode 63 on "Bridging the nutrition gap in Africa":

  • Crystelle Pereira, IFAD Recipes for Change chef
  • Josef Garvi, Founder of Sahara Sahel Foods, Niger
  • Nura Lawal, IFAD Senior Agricultural Officer, Value Chain Development Programme, Nigeria
  • Moumouni Traore, IFAD Nutrition Focal Point, Agricultural Value Chains Promotion Project, Burkina Faso
  • Mariam Diane┬áToure, IFAD Nutrition and Gender Specialist, Regional Programme for the Integration of Agricultural Markets, Benin

This podcast has been co-hosted by IFAD's Brian Thomson and GDPRD's Michelle Tang.

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International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Rome/Italy

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Michelle Tang

Secretariat Communications at the
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Rome/Italy