“Power Relationships within Food Systems”: Panel Discussion

Co-convened by Chatham House and Bharat Krishak Samaj
The Panel Discussion was organised as an Affiliated Session at the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit. This session aimed to bring together experts on food systems, gender equality and human rights to deliberate on the findings of the Stakeholder Workshop held on 21 July. Speakers included:

  • Welcome and Introduction: Professor Tim Benton, Research Director, Energy, Environment and Resources Programme, Chatham House
  • Reflections from Stakeholder Workshop: Thiago Uehara, Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources Programme, Chatham House
  • Panellist Remarks:
    • Sylvia Mallari, Global Co-Chairperson, People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty
    • Nitya Rao, Director, Norwich Institute for Sustainable Development, University of East Anglia
    • Jay Naidoo, former Founding Trustee, Earthrise Trust; and former Chairman, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
    • Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights; former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
    • Ertharin Cousin, Founder and CEO at Food Systems for the Future; Distinguished Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • Q & A – Moderator: Professor Tim Benton
  • Closing remarks: Ajay Vir Jakhar, Chairman, Bharat Krishak Samaj (Farmers’ Forum India)

Partner: Chatham House
Place: Online
Date: 27th July 2021
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