Location: Webinar on Zoom, SLU
Organiser: SLU Future Food and SLU Global
Last signup date: 2 December 2020
Price: Free of charge
The United Nations CFS-HLPE Issues Paper "Impacts of COVID-19 on food security and nutrition: developing effective policy responses to address the hunger and malnutrition pandemic" addresses the ongoing pandemic crises and its present and predicted effect on the world food system. The purpose of the report is to provide insights in addressing the food and nutrition security implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and to inform the preparations for the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit.
Shakuntala Thilsted is the Research Program Leader for Value Chains and Nutrition at WorldFish, stationed in Penang, Malaysia. She is also a member of the Committee on World Food Security's High Level Panel of Experts (CFS-HLPE) and an Honorary Doctor at SLU.
SLU Future Food is a platform for research and collaboration to develop knowledge, solutions and innovations aimed at ensuring that the entire food system is characterized by economic, ecological and social sustainability to overcome tomorrow's challenges. The research addresses both plants and animals, from the smallest molecules to global systems.
SLU Global is a unit at the Vice-Chancellor's Office that supports and facilitates the university's efforts to collaborate with low-income countries and regions, based on the Global Goals of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.
- The event will be conducted in English
- The presentation and reflection part of the event will be recorded. If you don't want to be identified, please turn your camera and microphone off and remove your name from your screen. The recording will be turned off during the discussion. The recording will be made available during two weeks after the event.
We kindly ask you to
- Have your camera on (we would like to see you)
- Have your microphone off when not speaking