march, 2019

08mar3:00 pm4:00 pmFood and Nutrition Security: Perspectives from Africa

Event Details

Presented by Dr. Sheryl Hendriks, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Head of Department and Professor, Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development

Director of the Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Well-being

Dr. Hendriks has served two terms on the UN Committee on World Food Security’s High-Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition and is a current member of the Montpellier Malabo Panel. She led the food security component of the African Union/NEPAD Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme from 2007 – 2010. As Director of the University of Pretoria’s Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being, she brings together research from more than 35 academic disciplines at the University. Prof Hendriks has trained, mentored, and supervised graduates and professionals from over 18 African countries, establishing a large network of graduates who now occupy leading positions in international development agencies, continental bodies, national governments and NGOs.


(Friday) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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905 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801


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