Digital Breakfast on Economy and Regional Integration : ’’Economy and regulatory perspectives – what are the economic measures to revive the global food security’’

Friday, 04th of June 2021 - 08.30am – 11.00am
Venue : Online by use of Zoom

The idea of the “Friday Breakfast on Economy and Regional Integration” is to
✓ link economic questions with Social Protection and Good Governance.
✓ inform journalists and other actors on different topics related to Regional Integration and Economy.
✓ increase the awareness on international debates.
✓ bring experts together by creating a space to discuss relevant issues and current topics.
✓ create a well-informed network of Rwandan journalists and non-state.

EPRN and FES Rwanda are hosting the “Friday Breakfast” regularly on a monthly basis. Participants from CSOs,Media Houses , and academia who are interested in the topics and have a focus on Economy and Regional Integration are welcomed and invited. During the “Friday Breakfast” a presentation will be given, followed by a moderated Discussion, including questions and answers. The “Friday Breakfast” will not take longer than 90 – 120 minutes, participants are requested to be on time.

The recent global crisis of covid-19 can be seen as a wake-up call which can be turned into an opportunity to work hard on the resilience and self-reliance for developing countries and the international community in general.The crisis has
highlighted economic gaps and high end dependence when it comes to health, economy, and agriculture sectors. Food is and has always been a primary need for the people of all categories. However, scarcity in food supplies affect global and local economies and trade dynamics.

Moreover, there is a need to re-think different ways in which governments and development partners should provide economic sustainability that result in a global food security as a fundamental need and right to everyone.

Therefore, the central objective of this discussion the existing and new economic measures to ensure global food security in its multiple dimensions. In accordance with the moderator Ishimwe Yvette, Dr David J Spielman , Program Leader, International Food Policy Research Institute(IFPRI), is going to discuss this topic and engage the audience in the discussion.

Please confirm (not later than Thursday, 03rd of June) your participation : [email protected] or [email protected]

At least 50% of the places are reserved for women.