WEBINAR: Bridging Research and Policy Responses to COVID-19: Food security, women, youth and vulnerable groups

The three United Nations Rome-based Agencies IFAD, FAO and WFP, jointly with the International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR), the International Committee of Women in Agricultural Economics (ICWAE) of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), The World Bank, and IFPRI are organising a 2-day webinar. 

Recording of the second part of this webinar series is forthcoming

Food security, women, youth and vulnerable groups
Moderator: Romina CavatassiIFAD

Policy Perspective

  • Paul Winters – IFAD Associate Vice-President
  • Uma Lele – President Elect IAAE and ICWAE
  • Haishan Fu – World Bank, Director Development Data Group
  • Ben Davis – FAO, Strategic Programme Leader, Rural Poverty Reduction (SP3), The Future Social Protection Programme
  • Ruth Meizen-Dick – IFPRI Senior Fellow

Research Perspective

  • Sangeeta Bansal – Centre for International Trade and Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and ICWAE: Health and nutrition
  • Madhu Khanna – U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and AAEA President Elect and ICWAE – Agro-environmental technologies
  • Chris Barrett – Cornell University: Food Security
  • Joanna Upton – Cornell University: High frequency survey data
  • Ruerd Ruben – Wageningen University: Food Security and Nutrition

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