Webinar: COVID-19 Crisis – Implications for Food Systems in Developing Economies

On April 17th IUFoST invites you to join a distinguished international group of scientists for a 90-minute webinar: COVID-19 Crisis: Implications for Food Systems in Developing Economies (Focus on Africa).

Co-chaired by John McDermott, CGIAR/IFPRI Washington and the Hon. Ruth Oniang’o, Rural Outreach Programme, Kenya.


  • Catherine Bertini, World Food Prize Laureate;
  • Cheikh Ndiaye, Executive Director, African Food and Agriculture Skills Development Centre, Senegal;
  • Samuel Godefroy, Senior Food Regulatory Expert, SAFE, United Nations Industrial Development Organization;
  • Lara Hanna Wakim, Vice-Director, Higher Center for Research, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon;
  • Delia Randolph, ILRI, Co-leader Animal and Human Health;
  • Silnia Badenhorst, Group Food Safety Manager (SME) Massmart-Walmart Africa.

Register here


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