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Deep Dive Session 4.4: Supporting Food System Transformation through Strategic Philanthropy and Partnerships

04:00 pm - 05:30 pm
Auditorium 4: Special Topic

By leveraging their resources, expertise, and networks, philanthropic organizations and partnerships can play a transformative role in advancing food security goals and creating a more sustainable and equitable food system for all. In this session, 5 leading philanthropies and agriculture-focused partnerships outline their vision of building sustainable food systems for long-term food security.


  • Stella Tansengco-Schapero, Senior Financing Partnerships Specialist, Partners Funds Division, ADB


  • Francesco Valente, Investor Director, Global Innovation Fund 
  • Amy Chua, Head, Partnerships – Philippines, GrowAsia 
  • Benedict Cheong, Chief Executive, Temasek Foundation 
  • Muneer Hinay, Program Manager/ Sustainable Production, WWF Philippines 
  • Gisela Tiongson President, Jollibee Group Foundation 


Amy Chua

Head, Partnerships

Grow Asia

Benedict Cheong

Chief System Integration Officer

Temasek Trust

Francesco Valente

Investment Director

Global Innovation Fund

Gisela Tiongson


Jollibee Group Foundation

Moncini Hinay

Program Manager/ Sustainable Production

WWF Philippines

Stella Tansengco-Schapero

Senior Financing Partnerships Specialist, Partners Funds Division

Asian Development Bank

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