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UNFSS Pre-Summit Affiliated Session: Strengthening Water-Energy-Food Nexus to expand small-scale farmer-led irrigation solutions for climate-friendly and more resilient food systems

July 26, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:20 pm

UNFSS WEF session

This virtual event takes place on Monday, July 26, 13:30-14:20 CEST
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The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small Scale Irrigation (ILSSI) is excited to join and support our partners at this week’s UN Food Systems Pre-Summit for a session on innovative solutions for smallholder farmers in the water-energy-food nexus.

Speakers include:

  • Lucie Pluschke (Moderator), Water and Energy for Food
  • Sebastian Lesch, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Ku McManhan, U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Shilp Verma, International Water Management Institute
  • Samir Ibrahim, SunCulture
  • Onyaole Patience Koku, Replenish Farms
  • Mark Smith, International Water Management Institute
  • Pieter Waalewijn, The World Bank

The session is organized by Water and Energy for Food, World Bank Water, International Water Management Institute, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, World Food Programme.

Download session flyer: English; French


July 26, 2021
11:30 am - 12:20 pm