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GID Ethiopia Monthly Seminar Series
August 30 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Speakers: Prof. Aron Troen and Dr. Tomer Malchi
Title: Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture: Addressing Health through Agriculture
Population growth, urbanization, climate change, conflict and Covid 19 are ever more stressing the need for an agricultural transformation that
empowers farmers to be resilient in face of these challenges. The presentation will elaborate on the Seqota Declaration and various models of implementation in Ethiopia by CultivAid which are related to Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture with emphasis on value chains, technologies, economic development and an agricultural knowledge infrastructure. The talk will highlight the importance of developing a common language between agricultural and health experts in order to address malnutrition.