On October 21, 2013, IFPRI will host a roundtable discussion on “Investing in Strengthening the Resilience of Smallholder Farmers” as a lead-in event for the 2020 Policy Consultation on Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security. Panelists include:
- Tom Arnold, Special Representative for Hunger, Concern Worldwide
- Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute
- Kathy Spahn, President & CEO, Helen Keller International
The speakers will share their experiences and insights on helping smallholder farmers anticipate, prepare for, cope with, and recover from shocks, and suggest ways in which policies and investments can help strengthen their resilience.
Join the roundtable discussion by visiting here: http://www.2020resilience.ifpri.info/2013/10/11/october-21-roundtable-discussion/