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Nourishing Food Systems: The Interdependency Between Agriculture and Nutrition

Updated: Apr 18, 2022

Speaker Series

21 October 2021 (World Food Prize Week) 3:00-4:30 CT

Partnering Event:

World Food Prize

The two foundational food systems pillars - agriculture and nutrition - are often considered in silos in terms of policy, field implementation and economic impact. This panel will explore the direct interdependence between agriculture and nutrition—exploring current challenges and models of progress.


Shawn Baker, Chief Nutritionist, USAID


Shawn Baker, Chief Nutritionist, USAID

Dr. Namukolo Covic, Senior Research Coordinator, IFPRI/CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health

Dr. Kofi Boa, Founder and Executive Director, Centre for No-Till Agriculture


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