COVID-19 Discussion Series: Eps. 6 – Future Food Systems
The sixth episode of our Discussion Series: Big data solutions to COVID-19 & food security, brought together two panelists to discuss future food systems.
The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture’s digital forum on COVID-19 and food security brings emergent research and on-the-ground realities together in conversation in order to map out the direct impacts of the crisis across food value chains and glean data-driven recommendations and solutions.
This sixth episode discusses future food systems.
Click here to view a summary of the session, including key takeaways from each speaker.
Christine Chege|The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT
Christine Chege is an Agri-Nutrition and Food Systems Specialist with the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT. She has over 10 years’ experience working on agriculture-nutrition linkages. Her research focuses on consumer behavior, understanding and intervening in the food environments to improve nutrition, value chains for nutrition, sustainable food systems, nutrition and food security, inclusive business models, private sector engagement, and market system development.
Marieke de Ruyter de Wildt| The New Fork
Tanzanian-born Marieke is the founder of The New Fork, a blockchain for agrifood company based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She started her career with computer science at Wageningen University and worked on farm data for 20 years, in over 40 different countries. New technologies, like blockchain, accelerate positive impact on farmers, consumers and our global society. The New Fork is passionate about increasing the adoption of new tech in global supply chains.
August 5, 2020