Session 1: Sustainable agricultural production
Innocent Butare, CIFSRF Senior program specialist, IDRC
Roshan Pudaisani, former Principal investigator (Nepal, Sustainable Agriculture Kits)
Alfred Kojo Yeboah, former Project coordinator (Ghana, ICT extension services)
David Wallace, former Principal investigator (South Africa, livestock vaccine)
Isabelle Vandeplas, Program development officer, CECI
Etienne Hainzelin, President’s advisor, CIRAD
Annie Wesley, CIFSRF Senior program specialist, IDRC
Sue Horton, former Principal investigator (Tanzania, fortified oil)
Nguyen Do Huy, former Principal investigator (Vietnam, food processing)
Teresa Mosquera, former Principal investigator (Colombia, potatoes)
Paula Tenaglia, Director of Operations, Action Against Hunger
Lynnette Neufeld, Director, Knowledge Leadership, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
Colleen Emary, Technical Advisor, Health and Nutrition, World Vision International
Marwan Owaygen, Senior program specialist, IDRC
Gregor Reid, former Principal investigator (Africa, fermented foods)
Karthikeyan Muniappan, former Principal investigator (India, small millets)
Clement Adeebooye, former Principal investigator (West Africa, fertilizer micro-dosing)
Anne Mbaabu, Director, Market access program, AGRA
Gifty Blekpe, Women’s empowerment program coordinator, CARE Ghana
Nikita Ericksen-Hamel, Deputy Director- Policy and Practice, Global Affairs Canada
Wendy Manchur, CIFSRF program officer, IDRC
Hortense Atta Diallo, former Principal investigator (Ivory Coast, coconut)
Andrew Potter, former Principal investigator (Kenya, CBPP vaccine)
Jayasankar Subramanian, former Principal investigator (India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobajo, nanotechnology)
Anne Gaboury, President and CEO, Développement international Desjardins
Ignacia Fernandez, Executive director, RIMISP
Marco Rondon, Senior program specialist, IDRC
Pierre Akponikpe, former Principal investigator (West Africa, fertilizer micro-dosing)
Meena Jadhav, former State Program Manager (India, double fortified salt)
Andrew Msolla, former Principal investigator (Tanzania, legumes)
Richard Kohl, Strategy and scale expert, CLSS
Seerp Wigboldus, Senior Advisor and Researcher , Wageningen University Centre for Development Innovation
Jemimah Njuk, Senior program specialist, IDRC
Ramona Ridolfi, Gender expert (Cambodia, homestead food production)
Carol Henry, former Principal investigator (Ethiopia, pulses)
Veronica Hinojosa, Gender expert (Bolivia, Fish for Food)
Franz Wong, Senior advisor, KIT Royal Tropical Institute
Sonia Laszlo, Director of the Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University
Sophia Huyer, Gender and social inclusion research leader, CGIAR
28 September 2018. The Government of Canada, through IDRC and Global Affairs Canada, has released a comprehensive report (116 pages) highlighting the lasting impact of its nine-year, CA$124.5 million Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF).
- The report represents the collective efforts of the many people who dedicated their time and expertise to the CIFSRF initiative.
- This includes the farmers and community members at the forefront of the effort to validate and test food security innovations, the international research teams driving these innovations, and the development specialists who secured the necessary financial resources and partnerships to bring these projects to life.
- Together, they worked to develop and scale up innovations to increase production, access to, and consumption of safe and nutritious food.
- Canada created CIFSRF nine years ago to push the boundaries of research and development funding by supporting practical innovations that directly improve the lives of the poor and food insecure.
- CIFSRF used competitive calls to identify and select the best research ideas from strong and capable teams. Nearly a decade later, the results are clear: a wide-ranging portfolio of innovative and successful projects that have changed millions of lives for the better.
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