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  • Harvesting Nutrition Celebration: A Showcase of Award-Winning Agriculture-Nutrition Projects

    In collaboration with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and Save the Children UK, three outstanding projects were selected as winners of the SecureNutrition Knowledge Platform 2013 Harvesting Nutrition Contest. The projects were chosen for bridging the gaps between nutrition, agriculture, and food security in the following categories: ​

    A showcase of these award-winning projects was held at the World Bank on February 19th, 2015, which featured a lively panel discussion between project representatives, video and photo portraits, and special remarks from senior World Bank staff.

    Event recording on World Bank Live
    Keynote speech by Dr. Derek Yach, Executive Director, Vitality Institute
    #HarvestingNutrition conversation on Twitter
    Photo blog by Andrea Spray, Nutrition Specialist, World Bank 


    9:00 – 9:30: Registration and Breakfast
    9:30 - 9:40: Welcoming remarks  (Emmanuel Skoufias, Senior Economist, Poverty Global Practice)
    9:40 - 10:00 Keynote Presentation (Dr. Derek Yach, Executive Director, Vitality Institute)
    10:00 - 10:35: Award ceremony and project presentations (Hugh Bagnall-Oakeley, Senior Hunger Policy Adviser, Save The Children UK)
    10:35 - 11:35: Project panel discussion & audience Q&A (moderated by Bonnie McClafferty, Director, Agriculture & Nutrition, GAIN) 
    11:35 - 11:50: Closing remarks (Keith Hansen, GPSVP, GP CCSA Vice Presidency​, World Bank Group)​
    11:50 - 13:00: Lunch and networking opportunities​​

    The 2013 Harvesting Nutrition contest attracted 50 submissions from projects around the world seeking to improve the impact of agriculture and/or food security interventions on nutrition outcomes​ Visit the online Harvesting Nutrition project compendium, to learn from their experience.

    At a Glance
    Start Time2015-02-19 09:00:00
    End Time2015-02-19 13:00:00
    LocationWorld Bank Main Complex, 2nd Floor, Room 800 1818 H Street Washington, D.C. 20433