With the potential for a global food crisis to greatly accelerate and exacerbate conflict dynamics in fragile states, the international community must adopt a conflict lens to prevent a humanitarian disaster of even greater proportions from unfolding. On June 30, USIP hosted a conversation with leading experts on how the international community can work together to help prevent or mitigate the possibility of violence caused by a food security crisis of this scale.
Lise Grande, introductory remarks
President and CEO, U.S. Institute of Peace
Isobel Coleman, keynote remarks
Deputy Administrator for Policy and Programming, U.S. Agency for International Development
Former Minisiter of Planning and Economic Promotion, Somalia
Chief Economist, World Food Program
Lead Human Development Specialist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank
Ambassador Johnnie Carson, moderator
Senior Advisor, U.S. Institute of Peace
For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/preventing-conflict-amid-global-food-crisis
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