Amid multiple challenges to food and nutrition security worldwide, global stakeholders are eager to identify ways to ensure sustainable, equitable, and reliable access to nutritious food for all. A growing focus is on “nutrition-smart” agricultural development strategies such as staple crop biofortification that aim to improve both nutrition and farm households’ livelihood potential.

This participatory webinar from Sep 13, 2022 focused on why and how tech is being applied in activities to empower smallholder farming households across Africa and Asia, and highlight specific examples. Discussion with implementers and experts focused on these key questions:

Speakers and Panelists:  

Ekanikpong Ben, CEO,  El-kanis and Partners, Nigeria 

Lynn Pinto, Strategic Account Manager, Cropin Technology Solutions

Morup Namgail, Head of Agri-Tech, IFFCO Kisan, India

Jawoo Koo, Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI

Jonathan Lehe, Chief of Strategy, Partnerships, and Innovation, PxD

Jenny Walton, Head of Commercialization and Scaling, HarvestPlus

Ravinder Grover, Project Manager, CBC Programme, HarvestPlus

Thandiwe Chidavarume, National Coordinator, Women and Land in Zimbabwe

To view all the powerpoint presentations, please click here.