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SIANI invites you to a seminar on World Food Day, October 22

Published on October 15, 2019 | Author: Linus Karlsson
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The seminar is organised by SIANI, partner in Agroforestry Network, and the Swedish FAO Committee. Every year the World Food Day highlights the fight agains global hunger and malnutrition, but during the last three years undernourishment in the world has increased. Greater efforts and integrated approaches are necessary to reverse this trend.

The seminar will highlight the importance of multi-sector cooperation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 2, making sustainable and nutritious food accessible for all.

Register here!

Agenda

  • 12:15-13:00 Lunch will be served
  • 13:00 Opening of the seminar
    Per Callenberg, State Secretary to the Minister for Rural Affairs, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Sweden
  • Presentation of the agenda
    Moderator: Jakob Lundberg, Head of Policy and Advocacy, We Effect
  • Global overview
    Ahmed Raza, Nutrition and Food Systems Officer, FAO
  • Sustainable and nutritious food for all?
    Eva Charlotte Ekström, Professor in Global Nutrition and Associate Professor in Global Health, Uppsala University
  • How can different actors contribute to a sustainable food chain?
    Anna Richert, Responsible for Food Thematic and the Meat Guide, WWF
  • New nutritious products with new crops
    Lovisa Martin Marais, Nutrition Manager, Lantmännen
  • Stewardship and the Protein Transition: Insects for Food and Feed in  Africa
    Linley Chiwona-Karltun, Associate Professor at the Department of Urban and Rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Science
  • Panel discussion
    Ahmed Raza, Nutrition and Food Systems Officer, FAO
    Eva Charlotte Ekström, Professor in Global Nutrition and Associate Professor in Global Health, Uppsala University
    Anna Richert, Responsible for Food Thematic and the Meat Guide, WWF
    Lovisa Martin Marais, Nutrition Manager, Lantmännen
    Linley Chiwona-Karltun, Associate Professor at the Department of Urban and Rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Science
    Esse Nilsson, Senior Policy Adviser for Fural Development and Food Security, Sida
    Maria Schultz, International Director, Vi-Agroforestry.

The seminar will be held at Stora Tigern, Fredsgatan 8, Stockholm.