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Pathways to Preventing Famine and Chronic Hunger

October 15, 12:30pm est: Pathways to Preventing Famine and Chronic Hunger

Official World Food Prize Side Event

Over the past decade, partners in government, NGO and the public sector have worked to drastically reduce chronic hunger levels. The current COVID-19 pandemic threatens to undo these improvements and thrust millions of people into famine—how can we prevent this?

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark Keenum, BIFAD Chair & President, Mississippi State University President


Dr. Catherine Bertini, CCGA Distinguished Fellow; Professor Emeritus, Syracuse University

Dr. Claudia Sadoff, Research Delivery and Impact,CGIAR

Dr. Jayson Lusk, Chair of the Agricultural Economics Department, Purdue University

Dr. Daniel Foster, Innovation Specialist and Teacher Educator, Global Teach Ag! Network, Pennsylvania State University


About Farm Journal Foundation

Farm Journal Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving global food security by sustaining modern agriculture’s leadership role and ability to meet the vital needs of a growing population. The organization works to advance this mission through key issue areas, including global food security, agricultural research and development, nutrition, and conservation agriculture. To learn more visit For media inquiries, contact Whitney McFerron at


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