9:30–10:00

The Recent and Current Food Price Crisis and Future Perspectives

Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Cornell University

10:00–10:30

Question and answer session

10:30–10:45

Break

SESSION 2
Impacts on Nutrition

Session Objectives:

To understand the pathways from the food price and economic crises to nutritional impact, including a discussion of existing evidence and vulnerable populations.

 

Moderator: Isatou Jallow, World Food Programme

10:45–11:15

Conceptual Presentation on Pathways to Nutritional Impact

Ricardo Uauy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; University of Chile

11:15–11:45

Existing Evidence of Nutritional Impacts

Francesco Branca, World Health Organization

11:45–12:15

Are the Urban Poor Particularly Vulnerable?

Marie Ruel, International Food Policy Research Institute

12:15–1:00

Open discussion

1:00–1:45

Lunch provided

SESSION 3
Responding to the Crises at the Country Level

Session Objectives:

To understand the range of country experiences with the food price and economic crises and their impact on food security and nutrition, as well as country-level responses to these crises.

 

Moderator: Ruth Oniang’o, Rural Outreach Program, Kenya



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