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Webinar: Safely getting food to school-age children and their families

Thursday, May 7 at 9:00AM EDT

With over 1.5 billion learners affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, many countries are struggling to ensure children continue to receive a nutritious meal. Join the Global Child Nutrition Foundation (GCNF) for a series of interactive webinars for government officials and their implementing partners to discuss strategies for addressing school meal program disruptions in the short-term, how they’ll continue in the future, how to re-start programs, and more.

The first webinar of the series will be held on Thursday, May 7 at 9:00AM EDT.  
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Webinar 1: How partners are safely getting food to school-age children and their families
Through this session, GCNF will highlight what other partners are doing in this space to ensure governments avoid reinventing the wheel and can quickly adapt practices to local context.
Speakers:
  • Carmen Burbano, WFP Director of the School Feeding Division
  • Rafael Fábrega, Tetra Laval Director of Food for Development
  • Cindy Long, USDA FNS Deputy Administrator of Child Nutrition Programs
  • Daniel Mumuni, CRS Sierra Leone Chief of Party
Moderated by Alesha Black Miller, Nonresident Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture Program, Chicago Council for Global Affairs

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