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Innovative Ways for Sustainable Nutrition, Food Security and Inclusive Agricultural Growth

Food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture are among the EU’s top development priorities for the period of 2015–2020. In this regard, research and innovation are fundamental pieces to achieve food and nutrition security goals.  

The EU is launching four major initiatives to support partner countries in food security and agriculture specifically addressing the key areas of innovation, nutrition, resilience and financing. 

Featuring a high level panel of speakers:

Neven Mimica, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development
Thierry Mandon, French Secretary of State for Higher Education and Research
Monique Pariat, Director-General, EC Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection
Rudolf Strohmeier, Deputy Director-General, EC Directorate-General for Research and Innovation 
Marjeta Jager, Deputy Director-General, EC Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development  
María de los Ángeles Benítez Salas, Deputy Director-General, EC Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development
David Nabarro, UNSG Special Adviser on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Charles Brand, Executive Vice President Development & Service Operations of Tetra Pak
Marie Konate, Côte d'Ivoire Entrepreneur and African Business Woman of the Year 
Tom Arnold, Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement 

The organisation of this event is supported by the
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)
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