Kenya Discussion of IFPRI’s 2023 Global Food Policy Report (GFPR): Rethinking Food Crisis Responses.
02:00 pm > 04:00 pm UTC+03:00
University of Nairobi Towers, 4th Floor, RM. LT 405, Nairobi, Kenya
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is organizing a hybrid launch event for its 2023 Global Food Policy Report in Nairobi, Kenya, in collaboration with University of Nairobi and as part of the CGIAR Initiative on National Policies and Strategies (NPS) seminar series on May 19, 2023, at 2.00pm.
The 2023 Global Food Policy Report, IFPRI’s flagship report, provides a broad set of evidence-based recommendations for better predicting and preparing for crises, addressing crises when they occur and building equity and resilience of food systems.
The Kenya discussion of IFPRI’s 2023 GFPR will present key findings and recommendations of the report at global and regional levels. A distinguished set of discussants will then present their reflections on the report and provide insights on crisis response and resilience building in Kenya.
Registration & Networking Coffee break
Opening Remarks (Session Facilitators: Dr. Martine Oleche and Prof. Jack Odhiambo)
- Prof. Jack Odhiambo, Dean, Faculty of Arts Social Sciences, University of Nairobi
- Prof. Stephen G. Kiama, Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi
Overview of the 2023 Global Food Policy Report (Session Facilitator: Prof. Stephen G. Kiama)
- Global Food Policy Report Global Findings by Dr. Clemens Breisinger, Lead, CGIAR Initiative on National Policies and Strategies and Country Program Leader, Kenya, International Food Policy Research Institute
- Global Food Policy Report-Africa Region Findings by Juneweenex Mbuthia, Research Officer, International Food Policy Research Institute
Panel discussion: Crisis preparedness and resilience building in Kenya
Panel discussion: Crisis preparedness and resilience building in Kenya (Session Facilitator: Prof. Damiano Kulundu)
- Dr. Joseph Onjala, Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics and Development Studies, University of Nairobi
- Kwame Owino, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
- Edwin Ombui Oseko, Fertilizer Promotion Unit, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives
- Lensa Omune, Research Officer, International Food Policy Research Institute
Q&A and Closing remarks
- Question and Answer session (Session Facilitator: Prof. Damiano Kulundu)
- Vote of Thanks: Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Watch Live on May 19, 2023 • 2:00pm EAT
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This work is part of the CGIAR Research Initiative on National Policies and Strategies (NPS). CGIAR launched NPS with national and international partners to build policy coherence, respond to policy demands and crises, and integrate policy tools at national and subnational levels in countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. CGIAR centers participating in NPS are The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (Alliance Bioversity-CIAT), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), International Potato Center (CIP), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), and WorldFish. We would like to thank all funders who supported this research through their contributions to the CGIAR Trust Fund.