World Food Assistance 2017 - Taking Stock and Looking Ahead
|Post date||Thursday, 7 September, 2017 - 17:33|
World Food Programme Report Launch
SEP 19, 2017 - 12:15 PM TO 01:45 PM EDT
Steven Were Omamo, Deputy Director of Policy and Programme and Coordinator of Food Systems Strategy, Policy and Support at the UN World Food Programme (WFP)
Danielle Mutone-Smith, Head of Policy, Partnerships, and Communication, USAID/Food for Peace
Tamara Shukakidze, Deputy Director (Strategy), CARE USA
At a moment when protracted conflicts and fears of famine threaten the lives and food security of millions, WFP has released World Food Assistance 2017, a new global report that details recent trends and patterns in food assistance and demonstrates how food assistance can save lives in humanitarian crises while addressing the root causes of hunger.
Join speakers from WFP, USAID/Food for Peace, CARE International and IFPRI for a rich discussion on the trends, challenges and innovative solutions in food assistance at a time of complex emergencies and soaring needs.