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2021 Side Events Agenda

Enabling Food and Nutrition Security in Drylands | International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

10/19/2021 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Virtual - https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eYulEAsCTGu8W2d_S8gqbA

The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is organizing a panel discussion “Enabling Food and Nutrition Security in Drylands”, a virtual Side Event organized as part of the 2021 International Borlaug Dialogue (World Food Prize Foundation). This session will have 5-6 presentations by internationally acclaimed agriculture experts/policymakers for about an hour and followed by a 30 minutes interactive session with the experts. The panel discussion aims to have global agricultural science leaders highlight the opportunities and importance of global collaboration and brainstorm the way forward for ensuring food and nutrition security in the dryland regions of the world.

Panelists

  • Yemi Akinbamijo | Executive Director, Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)
  • Julianne Biddle | Director Multilateral Engagement, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
  • Jane Ininda | Director and Chair, ARUA Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Food Systems (ARUA-SFS), University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Arvind Kumar | Deputy Director General- Research, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
  • Trilochan Mohapatra | Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) and Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Government of India

Principal Organizer

  • Rajeev K Varshney | Research Program Director, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

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