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Nutrition for Growth - One Year On

The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition with Department for International Development, the Embassy of Brazil in London and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation are pleased to invite you to “Nutrition for Growth – One Year On” Panel Discussion followed by refreshments.

Date: 2 June 2014 

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm BST

Venue: London School Of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineRoom: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT

Type of Event: Panel Discussion

The event will also be live streamed here: http://www.livestream.com/lshtmSend in your questions via twitter #Nutrition4growth

Register here.

This event marks the one-year anniversary of Nutrition for Growth. An event that saw major public and private commitments to improving nutrition, including the establishment of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition. This update will highlight progress made over the past year, explore global nutrition issues including the burgeoning burden of Non-Communicable Diseases and will take a look at the future of the Nutrition for Growth commitments. 

The evening also kick starts the ‘4th Annual LCIRAH Research Conference: Agri-food policy and governance for nutrition and health’, a two-day conference that brings together leading researchers from around the world.

 

Speakers:

Michael Anderson, CEO, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)

Tom Arnold, Concern Worldwide’s Special Representative for Hunger

Sir John Beddington, Co-Chair, Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition; former UK Government Chief Scientific Advisor

Joe Cerrell, Managing Director, Global Policy & Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Nick Dyer, Director General, Policy and Global Programmes Department for International Development

Lawrence Haddad, Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI) Poverty Health and Nutrition Division; Co-Chair of the Independent Expert Group for the Global Nutrition Report

His Excellency, Roberto Jaguaribe, Ambassador of Brazil to the United Kingdom

 Elizabeth Kimani Murage, Independent Expert Group Member, Global Nutrition Report; Associate Research Scientist, APHRC

Srinath Reddy, Global Panel Member; President, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI); Co-Chair of the Independent Expert Group for the Global Nutrition Report

 

Welcome by:

Jeff Waage, Head and Technical Advisor, Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition; Director, London International Development Centre (LIDC)