BIFAD Mtg Featured Feed the Future Innovation Labs

posted on September 11, 2017 1:47pm

The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) is holding its next public meeting, The U.S. Government’s Global Food Security Research Strategy: From Upstream Research to Development Impact, September 12, 2017, in Washington, DC. to launch the new U.S. Government’s Global Food Security Research Strategy and to highlight U.S. Government, university, international agricultural research center, and private sector collaboration and synergy on research to end global hunger.   

The meeting included an interactive science expo between the morning and afternoon sessions hosted by the 24 U.S. university-led Feed the Future Innovation Labs, an update on implementation of the Global Food Security Act, and a summary of the new U.S. Government’s Global Food Security Research Strategy. The session Practical Applications of Research Results at 11:00 a.m. includes a presentation by LIL Deputy Director Cynthia Donovan, entitled, No Single Silver Bullet: A Suite of Technologies for Productivity Gains in Grain Legumes.

The agenda included BIFAD members; Feed the Future Innovation Lab Directors; USAID; scientists, managers, and decision-makers from across the U.S. Government; industry representatives; and stakeholders. (more event details)