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Ceres 2030 Virtual Dialogue: How are African governments responding to avert a COVID-19 hunger crisis?

The Ceres2030 project invites you to a virtual dialogue with African ministers on how their governments are responding to try to avert a COVID-19 hunger and malnutrition crisis. Ceres2030 is a joint initiative by IISD, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and Cornell University that provides the donor community with a menu of policy options for directing their investments, backed by the best available evidence and economic models.

Dialogue set-up:
Moderators: Francine Picard Mukazi & Carin Smaller, IISD
Speakers:

  • H.E. Koutéra Noël Bataka, Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Togo
  • H.E. Lydie Beasseamda, Minister of Production, Irrigation and Agricultural Equipment, Chad (tbc)
  • H.E. Thoko Didiza, Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, South Africa
  • H.E. Sadou Seydou, Minister of Trade and Private Sector Promotion, Niger
  • H.E. Vincent Ssempijja, Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Uganda

Simultaneous translation into English and French will be available.
The dialogue is open and Registration is required.

The virtual dialogue is hosted by the Ceres2030 project. Ceres2030 is a joint initiative by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and Cornell University that provides the donor community with a menu of policy options for directing their investments, backed by the best available evidence and economic models.

Funding support comes from Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).

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