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Half-Day Seminar: Nutrition for School-Age Children

The Conference Center at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 
1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington

May 16, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 12:45 PM (EDT)

Catholic Relief Services, the Global Child Nutrition Foundation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the World Food Program USA invite you to participate in a half-day seminar on nutrition for school-age children, featuring two recent publications: UNSCN’s Schools as a System to Improve School Nutrition andDisease Control Priorities 3, Volume 8, Child and Adolescent Health and Development. Join to hear and perspectives from leading international development practitioners on nutrition education, measurement, and partnerships with local governments, institutions and communities.

Facilitator:  Will McMahan, Program and Operations Officer, Global Child Nutrition Foundation

Opening remarks: Jocelyn Brown, Deputy Administrator, Office of Capacity Building and Development, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Closing remarks: Rick Leach, President and CEO, WFP USA; and Arlene Mitchell, Executive Director, Global Child Nutrition Foundation

Speakers include:

  • Harold Alderman, Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research InstituteShannon Donald A.P. Bundy, Professor of Epidemiology and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Senefeld, Senior Vice President for Overseas Operations, Catholic Relief Services; and
  • Valerie Guarnieri, Assistant Executive Director, World Food Programme

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