Tuesday 16 March 2021, 12 – 12.45PM, ONLINE
Modern food systems are a leading driver of greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity loss, and malnutrition. This webinar will briefly define pressing issues, feature the latest evidence and frameworks, and introduce a systems-based approach on how professionals can promote more sustainable and resilient food systems for both people and the planet.
About the Presenter: Chris Vogliano
Chris Vogliano PhD, RD is a Technical Advisor of Food Systems with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), where he is currently working on adapting the first ever global diet quality monitoring system, in partnership with Harvard University and Gallup Polls. Chris has worked to promote equity and sustainability across the food system, including designing policies and programme interventions to improve food security for low income populations, to consulting with Fortune 500 brands on sustainability initiatives. He is also working with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO) to redevelop the Solomon Islands’ National Food Based Dietary Guidelines, informed by his original research findings. Chris has given over 80 academic presentations both domestically and internationally, published numerous peer-reviewed research publications, and has served as research fellows for The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Bioversity International. During his free time, Chris enjoys hiking, biking, and anything that allows him to spend time in nature.