The World Food Prize Foundation

2018 Side Events

The Nexus of Ag and Nutrition

10/17/2018 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Cedar Rapids & Council Bluffs Rooms, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Stephanie Mercier

The Nexus of Ag and Nutrition

A breakfast panel discussion exploring the opportunities and challenges at the intersection of Agriculture and Nutrition for improved research, health and food security.

Opening Remarks:

Tricia Beal—CEO, Farm Journal Foundation

Kip Tom—Managing Director, Tom Farms LLC, United States Ambassador-Designate to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture

Moderator and Panelists:

Sally Rockey—Executive Director, Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (moderator)

William Moore—Executive Director, Eleanor Crook Foundation

Shawn Baker—Nutrition Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

AG Kawamura—Former Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture

Amelia Bierschbach—Business Development Manager, World Vision International

Hosted by: Farm Journal Foundation

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