The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) have signed a partnership agreement which foresees joint efforts to support smallholder farmers through technological innovation.

Food systems are evolving quickly to meet growing and changing demand, but they are not serving everyone’s needs. IFPRI’s flagship report looks at the obstacles and opportunities as well as the growing range of tools and technologies for building inclusive food systems.

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Food systems are critical to every aspect of people’s well-being, from what they eat to how they earn their livelihoods to their options for the future. IFPRI’s flagship report highlights the critical role that inclusive food systems can play in improving nutrition, creating employment and income-generating opportunities, and increasing empowerment of disadvantaged groups.

 

Programme

Overview: Johan Swinnen, Director General, IFPRI

Moderator: Rajul Pandya-Lorch, Director, Communications and Public Affairs, IFPRI

Presenters:

  • John McDermott, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH)
  • Rob Vos, Director, Markets, Trade and Institutions Division, IFPRI
  • Laura Zseleczky, Program Manager, IFPRI

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7 April 2020
12:15 PM TO 01:15 PM EDT
This event will be online only. Watch online at IFPRI's event page

Food systems are critical to every aspect of people’s well-being, from what they eat to how they earn their livelihoods to their options for the future. IFPRI’s flagship report highlights the critical role that inclusive food systems can play in improving nutrition, creating employment and income-generating opportunities, and increasing empowerment of disadvantaged groups.

 

Programme

Overview: Johan Swinnen, Director General, IFPRI

Moderator: Rajul Pandya-Lorch, Director, Communications and Public Affairs, IFPRI

Presenters:

  • John McDermott, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH)
  • Rob Vos, Director, Markets, Trade and Institutions Division, IFPRI
  • Laura Zseleczky, Program Manager, IFPRI

Register here