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Building Resiliency: The Importance of Food Security and Population

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It is the great challenge of the 21st century to lift billions from poverty, while coping with a changing climate, frequent crises and greater demands for resources. It is estimated that, by 2050, the world will need to increase food production by 70 percent. Many regions of the world with steep projected declines in agricultural production are the same places that struggle with fast-growing populations, and also a lack of access to family planning and reproductive health services. How can we sustainably and equitably feed a growing world population? The Aspen Food Security Strategy Group and the Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health present this discussion about ensuring a sustainable future for the families, communities and countries that are increasingly vulnerable. Speakers: Jason Clay, Senior Vice President of Market Transformation, World Wildlife Fund Clive Mutunga, Family Planning and Environment Technical Advisor, USAID Salif Niang, Chief Impact Officer, Malô SARL Joy Phumaphi, Chair of Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health Meera Shekar, Lead Health and Nutrition Specialist, African Human Development at The World Bank Moderator: David Monsma, director, Aspen Institute Food Security Strategy Group