Food Systems Innovation Hub Workshop

Not only are food systems complex, but each is also unique to the geography and culture it is supposed to nourish. Building Healthy, Nutritious and Affordable Food Systems for Rwanda through Innovations is a workshop that looked to discover the intricacies and needs to build effective and efficient food systems in Rwanda. We aspire to develop a Food Systems Innovation Hub that will support a positive food system transformation. As a UN Food Systems Summit Independent Dialogue, the ideas and information from this workshop contributed to the upcoming Summit and further developed the Food Systems Innovation Hub concept in Rwanda. The event was moderated by Simon Winter of the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture and featured: Presentations by Anna Lartey (University of Ghana), Dr Ndabamenye Telesphore (Technical Advisor, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources – Rwanda), and Breda Gavin-Smith (Sight and Life). A dynamic conversation was led by Kalpana Beesabathuni (Sight and Life) with Namukolo Covic (IFPRI) and more on the importance of innovating affordable, tasty, nutritious foods and how the Food Systems Innovation Hub could support entrepreneurs. Maya Stewart (Lenzie Milling Company)along with Sight and Life team members hosted insightful breakout sessions on entrepreneurship and innovation, creating demand for nutritious foods, food safety, and advocacy and policy, and more.

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