Water For Food International Forum

The Water for Food International Forum, produced by the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska and The World Bank, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Agency for International Development, held January 29 – 30, 2018 at The World Bank in Washington DC.

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2018 Water for Food Forum Photos

Audio files:

Welcome from World Bank CEO
Kristalina Georgieva, CEO World Bank
Farmer-led Irrigation is Focus of Forum
Interview with Peter McCornick, Water for Food Institute
Former Sen. Johanns at #Water4Food
Mike Johanns, former Senator and WFF board member
Interview with Mike Johanns

Additional audio

Elizabeth Nsimadala, president, Eastern Africa Farmers Federation

Christine Daugherty, Pepsico, VP Global Agronomy Solutions

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE)

Hank Bounds, University of Nebraska president

Shenggen Fan, International Food Policy Research Institute

Nuhu Hatibu, Head of GST3

High Tech for Inclusive Growth panel

WFF18 Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, AWARD

WFF18 Youth and Women are Future of Farming Panel

Anastasia Gekis, International Finance Corp

WFF18 Inclusive Supply Chains and Financing panel

WFF18 Drought - Risk to Resilience

WFF18 Laura Tuck, The World Bank

High Tech for Inclusive Growth panel

WFF18 Nick Brozovic, DWFI

WFF18 Tushaar Shah, IWM

WFF18 Bringing it all together Panel

WFF18 John Piotti, American Farmland Trust

WFF18 Steven Jacobson, CNFA Farmer to Farmer

WFF18 Ertharin Cousin, Ambassador World Food Programme

Interview with Ertharin Cousin, Ambassador World Food Programme