Building Local Resilient Food Systems to End Hunger – Leaving No One Behind

Moderator: Mr Kashif Salik, SDPI

Chair: Syed Fakhar Imam, Federal Minister, MNFSR, GoP

Welcome Remarks: Dr Abid Q. Suleri, SDPI


1. Ms Dikshya Singh, PC, SAWTEE, Nepal

Title: Fighting the Pandemic: Food System Resilience in Nepal

2. Dr Manoj Thibbotuwawa, RF, IPS, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Title: Building Resilient Agricultural Value Chains during COVID-19

3. Prof. Dr Sayema Haque Bidisha, Dept of Eco, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Title: Assessing Food Poverty, Vulnerability and Food Consumption Inequality in the context of COVID-19: A Case of Bangladesh

4. Dr Heather Ohly, Researcher, UK & Dr Sophie Goudet, Snr Researcher & Technical Advisor, Fiji

Title: Case Study on Urban Food Systems in Peshawar: COVID-19, Food Security and Resilience

5. Mr Joseph George, Trade Analyst, UNESCAP, New Delhi, India

Title: Regional Cooperation for Food Security in South Asia

Panel Organisers: Mr Kashif Salik & Ms Khansa Naeem, SDPI

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