Global Food Crisis: The Ripple Effects of the War in Ukraine for Africa and Beyond

Event Description

Speakers from World Food Program and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation speak to the towering issue of world food insecurity demanding our attention today. In the US, the war in the Ukraine has had pocketbook impact with higher gas prices and inflation but overseas the supply chain disruption from an international bread basket has become an issue of survival. Please plan to join us for this important event and conversation.

Date: Wednesday, November 9
Time: 2PM – 3:30PM (Doors open at 1:30pm)
Where: Northeastern University, 225 Terry Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109

Cameron Birge, Senior Program Manager – Humanitarian Action; Microsoft Philanthropies
Stephen Cahill, Chief Logistics Officer, WFP
Tom Kehoe, Deputy Director, Agriculture; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Cost: $10


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