Nutrition Plenary 1. Building Back Better: Growing the Continent
A panel comprising the world’s best professionals in nutrition, planning and sustainability discuss ways to create demand for African products that fuel diverse, healthy diets with safety and quality. The panel discusses the United Nations State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report (SOFI), in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, while seeking the best practices for successfully feeding the continent. The panel discusses cost-savings measures in food budgets driven by a shift towards healthy diets that include sustainability considerations and addresses policy changes needed to transform existing food systems to deliver affordable healthy diets for all.