|Economist Summit, 13 February 2014
|Feeding the World 2014: Sustainable solutions for a global crisis
A high-level audience gathered in London on February 13th 2014 to discuss how to accelerate progress in coordinating efforts to tackle the planet’s food security crisis.
Industry leaders, government, donors, aid agencies and the research community will explore opportunities to collaborate in delivering improved access to food and nutrition
and sustainable agricultural development.
FANRPAN’s CEO, Dr Lindiwe Majele Sibanda took part in panel discussion at the Economist “Feeding the World” summit, which is being held for the third consecutive year.
The global population is expected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050. Alongside limited agricultural land, water security issues, infrastructure and biodiversity challenges
coupled with climate change, we face an uncertain future for food security.
What are leading policymakers, government officials, academics, NGOs and the private sector doing to prepare?
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- Event Chair: Emma Duncan, Deputy Editor, The Economist
- David Nabarro, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Food Security and Nutrition,United Nations
- Justin Byworth, Chief Executive Officer, World Vision UK
- Joergen Haslestad, Chief Executive Officer and President, Yara International
- Kanayo F. Nwanze, President, IFAD
- Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Chief Executive Officer, Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Network (FANRPAN)
- Esin Mete, President, International Fertilizer Industry Association
- Paulus Verschuren, Special Envoy on Food and Nutrition Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands
- Alice Kachere, Smallholder farmer from Malawi
- Rose Adongo, Smallholder farmer from Uganda
Photos from the event are available here.
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