Global Panel Discusses Collaboration to Reach More People with Nutritious Foods

At the recently concluded Second Global Conference on Biofortification in Kigali, Rwanda, a panel of eminent stakeholders deliberated on how to scale up the delivery of biofortified nutritious foods in order to improve nutrition and health for millions more people around the world. The session was convened by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition. World Bank Group Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change Rachel Kyte moderated the discussion. The panelist were:

Dr. Akin Adesina, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development for Nigeria;
Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, the Minister of Health for Rwanda;
Dr. Ruben Echeverria, the Director-General of CIAT;
Jonathan Shrier, the Acting Special Representative for Global Food Security at the US State Department;
Tim Wheeler, the Deputy Chief Scientific Advisor at the UK Department for International Development (DfID).