Parliamentarians, representatives from diplomatic missions, celebrity chefs, civil society activists, private enterprises and children came together at a unique event ‘Food for Thought’ organised by the NineIsMine campaign, an advocacy movement led by children, and supported by the United Nations on 28 October in New Delhi.
NineIsMine, an advocacy movement led by children, in collaboration with partners organised a workshop bringing together school children in Delhi (UNICEF India)
Eradicating hunger in our lifetime
Peter Kenmore, FAO Representative in India on eradicating hunger and malnutrition.
Dean Spears, Delhi School of Economics and research institute for compassionate economics (r.i.c.e.) on the links between sanitation and stunting.
Diane Coffey, research institute for compassionate economics (r.i.c.e.) and Princeton University on the relationship between women’s status and stunting of children.
Addressing Malnutrition in India
Edward Kallon, Country Director, World Food Programme recommends three steps for improving food security in India
Right to Food in India
Biraj Patnaik, Principal Advisor to the Supreme Court Food Commission on the impact of the Food Security Act 2013 and the role of civil society in ensuring every Indian has enough food to eat.
Dealing with Hunger
Panel discussion on ‘Dealing with Hunger’ with Gargi Parsai, Deputy Editor, The Hindu, Peter E. Kenmore Representative in India, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and N.C. Saxena, Member, National Advisory Council
Action For A Hunger-Free India
Prof. P S Ramakrishnan, Emeritus Professor, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Bio Fortification: Prospects for India
Howarth Bouis, Director- Harvest Plus, International Food Policy Research Institute on improving nutrition of the poor through biofortification.