From Good to Great

Bringing Impact to Scale at the World Food Programme

Date: 
May 22, 2012
Time: 
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm EDT (Please join us for lunch beginning at 11:45 am); Live webcast coming up at the scheduled time

Presenter(s): 
Chair: Shenggen Fan, Director General of IFPRI; Speaker: Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director, World Food Programme
Contact/RSVP: 

RSVP to Simone Hill-Lee - s.hill-lee@cgiar.org, 202-862-8107

Location: 

International Food Policy Research Institute
2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
Fourth Floor Conference Facility

How can the World Food Programme (WFP) better meet the urgent needs of the poorest and most vulnerable while building the capacity of nations and peoples to feed themselves? As the WFP's new Executive Director, Ertharin Cousin is leading the world's largest food assistance agency at a time of complex new challenges and unprecedented opportunities. Come hear her vision and plans for a WFP that is more agile, accountable and transparent, with policies, programs and partnerships that are evidence-based, results-focused and responsive to local experience and expertise.

Audio Podcast