The World Food Prize Foundation

2021 Side Events Agenda

Nutrition & Climate Change: A Conversation with World Food Prize Laureates Rattan Lal and Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted--Implications for Feed the Future and Achieving the SDGs | USAID

10/21/2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Virtual -

Please join World Food Prize Laureates Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted (2021) and Dr. Rattan Lal (2020) for a conversation with Dr. Rob Bertram, Chief Scientist, and Mr. Mike Michener, Deputy Assistant Administrator, of the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Building on their decades-long relationship with USAID and its field missions, the Laureates will discuss their work, with an emphasis on nutrition and climate change themes. Laureates will share insights and key messages for USAID, Feed the Future, and a wide network of partners.

Virtual - Since this event will be streamed through Agrilinks, no registration is required.


  • Mr. Michael Michener, Deputy Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, USAID
  • Dr. Rob Bertram, Chief Scientist, Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, USAID
  • Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, Global Lead for Nutrition and Public Health at WorldFish, and World Food Prize 2021 Laureate
  • Dr. Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science, the Ohio State University, and World Food Prize 2020 Laureate
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