Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

16 October 2022

World Food Day

Agricultural aid: A game plan to tackle the hunger crisis

Virtual Event, 13/10/2022

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Don’t miss the World Food Day event on 13 October!

13 October, 15.00 – 16.00 CEST, virtual event

Year after year, the number of acutely food insecure people has risen relentlessly, despite an increase in humanitarian aid. By treating the symptoms of hunger rather than its causes, we have missed an opportunity to reverse suffering. Doing the same thing the same way is no longer an option. Join us to rethink ways in which we can tackle acute hunger, leaving no one behind.

Opening and closing remarks

QU Dongyu, FAO Director-General

Moderator

Lana Wong, Moderate the Panel

Speakers

Rein Paulsen, Director, Office of Emergencies and Resilience, FAO

Aryn Baker, Senior International Correspondent, Time Magazine

Mohanna Eljabaly, Associate Executive Director for Compliance and Development, Yemen Family Care Association

Ramesh Rajasingham, Director of Coordination, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Danielle Mutone-Smith, Managing Director, USAID - Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance

*The event will also include voices from those affected by hunger.