Making the Vision a Reality
IN A STATEMENT announcing new investments to address the global food crisis, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said, “We will never achieve food security without fertile soils and adapted and productive crops.” We agree. Amidst a global food crisis, and with further impacts of climate extremes and El Nino on our doorstep,
we will explore how to make this statement, and vision, a reality.
MODERATOR: Danush Dinesh, Chief Climate Catalyst, Clim-EAT
Axel Schmidt, Agriculture Science & Research Advisor, Land Restoration Platform, CRS Latin America & Caribbean
Dr. Odette Varela, Director of the National Agriculture School, President of CENTA’s Board of Directors
Sekai Mudonhi, Country Representative of CRS Malawi Aggrey Agumya, CEO of Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)
RESPONDENT: Jeff Herrick, USDA-ARS Soil Scientist, and Advisor at the Office of Global Food Security, U.S. Department of State
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