April 16, 2015

16/04/2015: Saturday 18 April, 15:00 – 16:30: The Untold Story of Food & Climate Adaptation

What threat does climate change pose to the world's food cultures? What impact does it have on the 500 million small-scale family farms that grow much of the world's food? Find out at a panel discussion hosted by IFAD during this year's Perugia International Journalism Festival

Entitled Recipes for Change: Untold Stories of Food and Climate Adaptation, the panel will highlight the power of smallholders to adapt to a changing climate. Join an international group of experts at a special event at the Perugia Journalism Festival

Where:      Perugia Journalism Festival
Venue:       Centro Servizi G. Alessi
When:        Saturday 18 April – 15:00 – 16:30

 Speakers include:
  • Jacopo Monzini, Senior Technical Specialist, Environment and Climate Change, IFAD
  • Marco Cattaneo, Editor-in-Chief, National Geographic Italia,
  • Lars Charas, Feed the Planet Programme Manager, World Association of Chefs Societies
  • Fiona Harvey, environment journalist  of The Guardian will moderate
Expert interviews, high-quality footage, facts and figures. IFAD’s international reach can help you deliver important stories on climate change, food security, global economies, poverty eradication to name but a few. 

IFAD invests in rural people, empowering them to reduce poverty, increase food security, improve nutrition and strengthen resilience. Since 1978, we have provided over US$16.3 billion in grants and low-interest loans to projects that have reached about 438 million people. IFAD is an international financial institution and a specialized United Nations agency based in Rome – the UN’s food and agriculture hub.

For more about IFAD click HERE.

For more on the Perugia Journalism Festival click HERE.

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