Time: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 2.30 PM – 4.00 PM Addis Ababa (GMT+3)
Co-Organized by: the National Information Platform for Nutrition (NIPN), the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
This webinar will discuss the Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) and the agri-food system - the outcomes and challenges. It will also highlight findings from an assessment of the ‘food vouchers’ as a top-up to PSNP households. The webinar will share what is new in the PSNP 5 as it relates to nutrition and food security.
Dr. Aregash Samuel, Deputy Director of the Food Science and Nutrition Research Directorate (FSNRD) at EPHI and the NIPN National Coordinator in Ethiopia
Cornelia van Zyl, Senior Technical and Policy Advisor at IFPRI for the NIPN in Ethiopia
- Dr. Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, Senior Research Fellow in IFPRI’s Ethiopia Strategy Support Program.
- Dr. Filippo Dibari, Nutrition Team Leader, World Food Program, Ethiopia.
- Theodros Hailemariam, PSNP Nutrition Taskforce Lead.