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Bridging the nutrition gap in Africa - Episode 63

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Despite Africa’s immense potential to feed the world, a fifth of its population struggles with chronic hunger and malnutrition. But from its fields to its markets, small-scale farmers are envisaging a different future. 

In this episode, we embark on a culinary journey across West Africa and introduce IFAD’s newest Recipes for Change chef, Crystelle Pereira. We also continue our Global Donor Platform for Rural Development series with Lee Ann Jackson of the OECD discusses on how to strengthen global food systems. 

  • Crystelle Pereira, IFAD Recipes for Change chef
  • Josef Garvi, Founder of Sahara Sahel Foods, Niger 
  • Lee Ann Jackson, Head of Trade and Agro-Food Trade and Markets, OECD 
  • Nura Lawal, IFAD Senior Agricultural Officer, Value Chain Development Programme, Nigeria 
  • Moumouni Traore, IFAD Nutrition Focal Point, Agricultural Value Chains Promotion Project, Burkina Faso 
  • Mariam Diane Toure, IFAD Nutrition and Gender Specialist, Regional Programme for the Integration of Agricultural Markets, Benin

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