On the occasion of the launch of the Ceres2030 partnership, a side event on the theme, 'End Hunger Sustainably: costs and consensus building', will take place during the 5th session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS 45).
Speakers at the side event will present state-of-the-art modeling techniques and systematic review processes for how to measure and build consensus on Sustainable Development Goal 2 (zero hunger). Panelists will present initial findings followed by an interactive session with donors and participants. Panelists include: Jaron Porciello, Cornell University; David Laborde, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Neil Watkins, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; and Stefan Schmitz, Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany. The event will be moderated by Carin Smaller, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).
Ceres2030 brings together a diverse and global community to build consensus on the interventions needed to end hunger and transform the lives of the world’s poorest farmers—while protecting the environment. It is led by Cornell University, IFPRI and IISD.
date: 16 October 2018
location: Rome, Lazio, Italy