World Bank: Scaling up Investments in Food Systems Transformation

Event: Financing Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems in Asia and the Pacific

World Bank: Scaling up Investments in Food Systems Transformation

16 March 2021
Author / Speaker: 
Dina Umali-Deininger, World Bank
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Dina Umali-Deininger discussed the different challenges, opportunities, and visions for the food system in the East and Asia Pacific. She also shared World Bank’s vision for the food system to achieve a healthy economy, people, and planet; highlighted World Bank’s strong focus on enhancing climate co-benefits trends in agriculture as well as leveraging public-private partnerships; and described how COVID-19 impacted exposed the food system’s weakness and how it made things matter worse.

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