Reducing Global Food Insecurity Webinar

04/24/2017 - On May 4 at 9 a.m., the Academy and two of its partners, the Society for Nutrition Education & Behavior and the American Public Health Association, will host a webinar titled “Efforts to Reduce Global Food Insecurity: Perspectives from the United States and the United Nations.”

The webinar will review the Global Food Security Act of 2016 and “expand on America’s current efforts to help promote food security around the world.” It will include a discussion about how “health professionals and nutrition educators can pitch in to reduce global food insecurity.” The webinar’s speakers include Robert Bertram, PhD, Chief Scientist for USAID’s Bureau for Food Security and Trudy Wijnhoven, PhD, Nutrition Officer for the Nutrition and Food Systems Division (ESN), FAO.

Registration for the webinar is free, and attendees earn 1 CPE from the Commission on Dietetic Registration.