Nourishing Minds: A Conversation with the 2021 World Food Prize Laureate

  • Date
    03.07.21
  • Time
    12:30 am
  • Location
    Virtual

A virtual conversation exploring nutrition-sensitive aquatic food systems for food and nutrition security and equitable livelihood outcomes in low-and-middle-income countries.

Date: Saturday, 3 July 2021

Time: 00:30-02:00 (UTC+8)

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In this exciting dialogue event hosted by MARE2021, WorldFish’s Global Lead in Nutrition and Public Health, Shakuntala Thilsted, will present her research journey to enhance human development by improving the quality, quantity, and availability of food in Asia, Africa and the Pacific for the past 30 years until her recent 2021 World Food Prize award.

Thilsted will discuss the role of fish and aquatic food systems as integral parts of food production, local diets, culture, child and maternal health, and general wellbeing. She will also share her aspirations to inspire a new generation of women in science, food systems thinkers, and aquatic foods champions.

For more information on the full agenda, visit MARE2021’s event wepage to find out more.

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We look forward to your active participation.

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