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Deep Dive Session 7.2: Food Systems – Nutrition – Climate – Collaborating and Unlock Finance through this Critical Convergence

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Auditorium 3: Nutrition and Health

This session will demonstrate the critical importance of putting nutrition outcomes at the heart of the food systems and climate transformation and discuss opportunities for unlocking finance for nutrition by using a food systems approach.


 Irina Zodrow, Partnerships, Financing and Networks Lead, Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat


  • Jessica Colston, Lead, Environment and Nutrition, GAIN  
  • Azucena DayanhirangAssistant Secretary and Executive Director, National Nutrition Council 
  • Xin Long, Principal Social Sector Specialist, ADB  
  • Cherrie Atilano, Founding Farmer/President & CEO, AGREA Agricultural Systems International Inc.
  • Regina Nukundj, Senior Food Security Policy Officer, Department of Agriculture and Livestock, Papua New Guinea  


Azucena Dayanhirang

Assistant Secretary and Executive Director

National Nutrition Council

Cherrie Atilano

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

AGREA Agricultural Systems International Inc.

Jessica Colston

Lead, Environment and Nutrition


Regina Nukundj

Senior Food Security Policy Office

Department of Agriculture and Livestock, Papua New Guinea

Xin Long

Principal Social Sector Specialist

Asian Development Bank

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