Video remarks from Rajiv Shah, Administrator, United States Agency For International Development (USAID)

Video remarks from David Nabarro, United Nations Secretary General Special Representative on Food Security and Nutrition

Video remarks from United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon

Video remarks from H.E. John Kufuor, Former President, Republic of Ghana

Day One in Photos


The resilience dividend

“Resilience will pay dividends for fragile communities who today face environmental, economic and nutritional bankruptcy. For the people in communities affected by droughts, floods and other shocks, a resilience approach allows multiple entry points for action that can both restore the productivity of lands and significantly improve well-being. Empowering resilient families to withstand shocks can >> Read more

Building resilience from within: Highlights from the opening session of the 2020 Conference

“If the past is any guide, we will face a barrage of shocks, both natural and man‐made, in the coming years. In just the past five years, we have seen a major earthquake in Haiti; drought in the Horn of Africa; earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis in Japan; and conflicts that have left millions of >> Read more

2020 Conference officially underway

The 2020 Conference on "Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security" officially kicked off in Addis Ababa this morning with the first round of side events. The three-day event, which is being attended by more than 800 experts and practitioners from food, nutrition, health, agriculture, humanitarian, and related development sectors, aims to incorporate resilience into >> Read more