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Food Security situation in Malawi: Challenges and Opportunities

Date: 
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 12:00 - 14:00

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 12
12:00-2:00pm 
Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa
499 South Capitol St. SW
Suite 500-B
 Washington, DC
 
Welcome:
 
Julie Howard
Executive Director, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa
 
Presentation:
 
Abdoulaye Diop
UN World Food Program Country Director for Malawi
 
Discussant:
 
Derek Byerlee
Former Rural Strategy Adviser in the Agricultural and Rural Development, World Bank and Co-author, 2008 World Development Report: Agriculture for Development
 
Please join us for a discussion with Abdoulaye Diop, Country Director for the WFP in Malawi, former Ambassador of Mali to the United States and Partnership Board of Directors' Vice-Chair.
 
Mr. Diop will discuss:
  • Malawi's food security situation
  • WFP's work and its role in Malawi's food surplus environment
  • Investment in agriculture and food security
  • CAADP  
 
A light lunch will be served. To RSVP, please send your name, affiliation, and email to: events@partnership-africa.org

 

 

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