On Thursday, May 7th, WITA hosted a webinar to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on global food security and nutrition. Panelists discussed the importance of minimizing the risk of COVID-19 while keeping food supply chains functioning, and what policy makers can do to ensure the health, safety, and mobility of workers in agriculture and throughout the food supply chain.
The event featured:
- Beth Bechdol, Deputy Director General, UN Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) – a link to slides used by DDG Bechdol can be found here
- Gayle E. Smith, President and CEO, ONE Campaign
- Ambassador Darci Vetter, Vice Chair, Agriculture, Food and Trade, Edelman
- Caitlin Welsh, Director, Global Food Security Program, CSIS