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Round-table discussion on

Global Food Security

Deliberating Persepectives , Nurturing Solutions

4 PM to 6 PM
J-4 , Dhawandeep Building , Jantar
Mantar Road , New Delhi – 110001

Keynote Speaker:

Prof. (Dr.) Mohan Kumar,

Dean, Strategic and International Initiatives, O.P. Jindal Global University Former Chairman, Research and Information System for Developing Countries Former Ambassador & India's Lead Negotiator to WTO

Speakers:

Prof. Rubina Mittal,
Director of Research & Innovation, WIF

Dr Anupama Singh,
Joint Director,
ICAR

Prof. Purnamita Dasgupta, Ford Foundation Chair,
IEG

Prof. Dolly Wattal Dhar,
Dean, SOAS,
Sharda University

Dr. Sandeep Tripathi, Founder,
Forum For Global Studies

Mr. Pravin K. Singh,
Sr. Project Associate,
WIF

In an era marked by unprecedented challenges to global food security, a roundtable discussion emerges as a crucial platform for addressing the multifaceted dimensions of this crisis. The discussion delved into the intricate web of factors threatening food security worldwide, ranging from environmental degradation to socio-economic disparities, and conflicts in different pockets of the world exacerbating the situation, particularly in the global south.

“When all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.”

- World Food Summit of 1996

The roundtable discussion elucidated the multifaceted nature of global food security, underlining the imperative for comprehensive reforms, international collaboration, and innovative solutions to address the challenges posed by climate change, conflicts, and socio-economic disparities. Each speaker brought forth unique perspectives, spanning policy, trade, environment, and technology, thus emphasizing the urgency and complexity of achieving global food security in an era marked by unprecedented challenges.

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