Wed, May 19 | Webinar

Special Series: 25+ Members of the UN Food Systems Champions Network

A panel series featuring members of the UN Food Systems Champions Network and others moderated by Ruth Richardson and Danielle Nierenberg.

Time & Location

May 19, 11:00 AM EDT
Webinar

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A panel series featuring members of the UN Food Systems Champions Network and others moderated by Ruth Richardson and Danielle Nierenberg.

 About this Event 

The next conversation will be on May 19 at 11AM EST themed "Agroecological and Regenerative Solutions for Stronger Communities." Speakers include: Helena Leurent (Consumers International); Denisa Livingston (Diné Community Advocacy Alliance, and Slow Food International Indigenous Councilor of the Global North); and Lana Weidgenant (Zero Hour International).

Food Tank will also be announcing speakers for the other upcoming panels, which will be focused on the following themes (register now!):

June 10 at 9AM EST: Enriching and Diversifying Diets.

The first conversation “Addressing Power Imbalances Through Shared Power and Inclusivity” took place on January 29 at 9:00 a.m. EST. More on IFAD's website HERE.

Speakers included: Ajay Vir Jakhar (Bharat Krishak Samaj); Michelle Nunn (CARE USA); Jessica Vega Ortega (Global Indigenous Youth Caucus); Mamadou Goita (Institute for Research and Promotion of Alternatives in Development (IRPAD)), and special guest Christine Ciccone (The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)). Moderated by Danielle Nierenberg (Food Tank) and Ruth Richardson (the Global Alliance for the Future of Food). Watch the replay.

The second conversation "Public Research for the Public Good" took place on February 25 at 9:00 a.m. EST.

Speakers included: Dr. Kanayo Nwanze (CGIAR); João Bosco Monte (Brazil Africa Institute); and Claudia Martínez Zuleta (Food and Land Use Coalition and E3). Moderated by Danielle Nierenberg (Food Tank) and Ruth Richardson (the Global Alliance on the Future of Food). Watch the replay.

The third conversation "The Hidden Costs of Food Systems" took place on March 11 at 9:00 a.m. EST. More on IFAD's website HERE.

Speakers include: Joao Campari (WWF), Sandrine Dixson-Declève(Club of Rome), Naoko Ishii (Center for Global Commons / Institute for Future Initiatives), and Michael Taylor (International Land Coalition). Watch the replay on Food Tank's YouTube channel HERE.

The fourth conversation "Developing Sustainable Fiscal Policy for the Food System" took place on Tuesday, April 6 at 9AM EST.

Speakers include: Gabriela Cuevas Barron (UHC2030; Member of Parliament of the Mexican Congress), Lasse Bruun (50by40), Vijay Kumar (Rythu Sadhikara Samstha), Ruth Richardson (Global Alliance), and Danielle Nierenberg (Food Tank). Watch the replay on Food Tank's YouTube channel HERE.

The fifth conversation "Investing in a More Resilient Food System" took place on April 27 at 9AM EST.

Confirmed speakers included: Andrew Mushita (Community Technology Development Trust); Ndidi Nwuneli (Sahel Consulting / Nourishing Africa); Bettina Prato (Smallholder and Agri-SME Finance and Investment Network (SAFIN)); Geeta Sethi (World Bank) Danielle Nierenberg (Food Tank); and Ruth Richardson (Global Alliance for the Future of Food). Watch the replay on Food Tank's YouTube channel HERE.

And please consider becoming a Food Tank member: https://foodtank.com/Join.

Presented by the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), the Global Alliance on the Future of Food, and Food Tank

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