SPECIAL EVENT

Virtual Event – COVID-19 and Developing Country Responses

October 7, 2020

Organized by - MCR

IFPRI is hosting a side event at the World Food Prize 2020 Borlaug Dialogue.

The session will address COVID-19 and Developing-Country Responses, presenting country and regional perspectives including from China, India, Africa south of the Sahara, and a global perspective.

Speakers will offer brief perspectives followed by an engaging q&a session with the virtual audience.

Opening Remarks

Johan Swinnen, Director General, IFPRI
Speakers

Mahendra Dev, Director (Vice Chancellor), Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)
Shenggen Fan, CGIAR System Board Member Chair & Professor at the College of Economics and Management, China Agricultural University
Fadel Ndiame, Deputy President, AGRA
Jemimah Njuki, Senior Program Specialist and Coordinator, Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women, International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Moderator

Rajul Pandya-Lorch

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