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Securing the Global Food Supply Chain

December 8, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Speakers

    • Gonzalo Muñoz, COP28, Chair of Food Strategy, Non-State Actor Directive Committee, GFN Board Director (Welcome Remarks)
    • Dina Esposito, Assistant to the Administrator for the Bureau for Resilience, Environment, and Food Security (REFS), USAID (Opening Remarks)
    • Lana Weidgenant, Climate Justice Activist, Food Systems Change in Climate Action (Moderator)
  • Lisa Moon, President & CEO, GFN (Panelist)
  • Milindi Sibomana, PhD, Chief Agriculture Officer, OneAcre Fund (Panelist)
  • Meghan O’Hearn, PhD, Impact Director, Food Systems for the Future (Panelist)
  • Juan Jose Freijo, Chief Sustainability Officer and VP, EMEA Government Affairs, Brambles
  • Mohammed Hafiz MUSAH, Co-Founder of FarmAsyst (Ghana), and Youth AgriChampion with the Ban Ki-Moon Center for Global Citizens (Closing Remarks)

In a world challenged by climate change, economic disparities, and geopolitical complexities, ensuring the stability of the global food supply chain is of utmost importance. Transforming food systems to make them more resilient and inclusive, and leveraging them as engines of economic growth and prosperity for all, is at the heart of this critical endeavour. DP World’s global supply chain operations play a vital role in supporting these goals, aligning with the UAE’s vision to establish itself as a leading innovation and food supplies trading hub.

The session, in partnership with The Global FoodBanking Network and DP World, will introduce how supply chains, from ports and economic zones, to packing houses and markets, and across the distribution infrastructure that brings food into people’s homes, can be leveraged to solve a myriad of food system challenges. Panelists will explore how they are mitigating supply chain disruptions, protecting vulnerable communities, promoting international trade partnerships, and collaborating to enhance food security on a global scale.

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Date:
December 8, 2023
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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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