External Event
Virtual seminar

Food Security Trends and Resilience-Building Priorities

Online seminar
IFPRI, the CGIAR, and Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

The new CGIAR series on Strengthening Food Systems Resilience kicks off with a seminar examining food security trends and the impacts of recent shocks to food systems. Speakers will highlight the need for renewed efforts to strengthen food systems resilience and identify priority investments and actions.

Johan SwinnenDirector General IFPRI; CGIAR Managing Director Systems Transformation Science Group: Overview of Food Security Trends and Impacts of Past Crises 

Dirk Meyer, BMZ Director General, Global Health; Employment; Transformation of the Economy; Digital Technologies; Food and Nutrition Security: Crisis Response and Resilience-Building: Priority Actions of the German Government 

Simeon Ehui, Director General, IITA; CGIAR Regional Director Continental Africa: Supporting African-Led Resilience Building (TBC)

Katrina Kosec, IFPRI, Senior Fellow and co-lead of CGIAR Research Initiative on Fragility, Conflict and Migration: Key Findings and Recommendations of IFPRI’s 2023 Global Food Policy Report “Rethinking Food Crises Responses” 

Lynn Brown, Director, Policy, Strategy and the Africa Region, Harvest Plus: Gender Considerations for Just and Strong Food Systems 

Madhur Gautam, Lead Economist, Agriculture Global Practice, World Bank: Food Systems 2030: A Better Food System for Healthier People Planet and Economy

Moderator: Charlotte Hebebrand, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, IFPRI