What: Addressing Hidden Starvation By way of Agriculture: Progress with Biofortification in West Africa
Who: African Leaders for Vitamin (ALN) and HarvestPlus
When: 15 September 2021 at 11:00-13:00 UTC
The place: Digital
The African Improvement Financial institution is internet hosting a webinar organized by the African Leaders for Vitamin initiative (ALN) and HarvestPlus.
The session will function audio system from West Africa. Individuals will talk about the achievements and challenges of manufacturing nutritious meals by biofortification within the area and scaling up methods for the manufacturing of nutritious and wholesome meals by biofortification.
Be a part of us as we be taught from a wealth of audio system and consultants, together with:
Dr. Howarth Bouis, ALN Champion, founding father of HarvestPlus and 2016 World Meals Prize Laureate
Dr. Ramadjita Tabo, Worldwide Crops Analysis Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Regional Director of West and Central Africa, and a 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate as a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Change (IPCC)
Dr. Richard Pendame, Regional Director Africa, Vitamin Worldwide
Dr. Jonas Chianu, Chief Agricultural Economist, African Improvement Financial institution
The African Leaders for Vitamin (ALN) initiative is a platform for high-level political engagement to advance vitamin in Africa. With a particular deal with the primary 1,000 days of a kid’s life and the gray matter infrastructure, the initiative goals to affect and generate progressive investments in direction of vitamin and meals safety that may construct a basis for productive human capital in Africa.
About Harvest Plus
HarvestPlus improves vitamin and public well being by creating and selling biofortified meals crops which might be wealthy in nutritional vitamins and minerals, and offering international management on biofortification proof and know-how.