Special Event

Cairo Launch of IFPRI’s 2016 Global Food Policy Report

May 10, 2016 - 07:00 pm to 08:30 pm EET
Jacinto Fabiosa, USAID; Magued Osman, Baseera; Sherine Al-Shawarby, Cairo University; Clemens Breisinger, IFPRI Egypt; Dorte Verner,



  • Sherine Al-Shawarby, Professor and Vice Dean for Community Affairs and Environment Development, Faculty of Economics and Political Science / Cairo University
  • Jacinto Fabiosa, Leader of the Trade and Investment Team, USAID/Egypt
  • Magued Osman, CEO, The Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research (Baseera) & Editor and Lead Author of 2016 Egypt Human Development Report (HDR)
  • Dorte Verner, Lead Agriculture Economist, World Bank


2016 Global Food Policy Report reviews major trends, events, and changes affecting food security and nutrition in 2015 and beyond. The year 2015 was a watershed moment for the international development community. The endpoint of the Millennium Development Goals highlighted the striking advances made since 1990: extreme poverty, child mortality, and hunger all fell by around half. However, enormous challenges remain. 

*Lunch is provided