Impact of COVID-19 on nutrition and food security in Venezuela

This videoconference discusses nutrition and food access in Venezuela in the face of the complex humanitarian emergency and the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel of experts includes:

Susana Raffalli
Nutritionist, accredited expert in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection in the fields of Food Security and Public Nutrition.

Rodrigo Agudo
Chemical Engineer (Universidad Simón Bolívar), with a specialization in Management (Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración IESA) with forty years working in the agriculture-food area, in the public, private and institutional areas. Currently, he consults both nationally and internationally as the Director of the Agriculture-food Network of Venezuela. He is also a member of the Technical Team of the Agriculture-Food Country Plan.

Maritza Landaeta
Doctor, Luis Razetti School, Universidad Central de Venezuela, with a Master in Food and Nutrition Planning. Social Management. Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA). Promoter member of the Bengoa Foundation for Food and Nutrition.

Video available only in Spanish

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