Country level roundtable discussions will take place in two Compact2025 focal countries – Rwanda and Ethiopia – in March 2016.
These discussions will bring together key stakeholders and sectors to identify the critical challenges in accelerating progress to end hunger and undernutrition by 2025. The roundtables will lead to concrete plans to convert identified priorities into action for each country.
The multisector and multistakeholder discussions will focus on better understanding knowledge gaps and opportunities for action, as well as setting priorities for ending hunger and undernutrition. They will identify potential synergies and priority areas for research, policy, and implementation. Preliminary scoping studies on current food security and nutrition policies, programs, and key sectors and actors in each country will inform the roundtables.
Participants will include national stakeholders and experts from public and private sectors, development community, civil society, and academic and research institutions.
The roundtable discussions are scheduled for March 24 in Kigali, Rwanda, and March 28 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. For focal countries Bangladesh and Malawi, roundtable discussions are scheduled for May 2016.