Panel: Feed the Future: Partnerships for a Food-Secure 2030

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White House Summit on Global Development - July 20, 2016

This session showcased how Feed the Future, the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative, is leading to impressive and sustainable reductions in hunger and malnutrition. The Administration's initial commitment of $3.5 billion over three years leveraged over $18.5 billion from other donors. In 2015 alone, Feed the Future helped over 9 million smallholder farmers and reached nearly 18 million children to get them the nutrition they need.

Moderator: Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Panelists: Willy Foote, Founder and CEO, Root Capital
Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute
Agnes Kalibata, President, Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa