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Measuring Food Insecurity

October 26, 2021 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Measuring food insecurity is critical for developing food assistance programs; evaluating nutrition, health, and development initiatives; and informing food policy across sectors. This panel will discuss how food insecurity is measured. We will speak with experts to explore how food insecurity has been measured and if new tools are needed to accurately assess food insecurity following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Participants include:

      • Chris Barrett, PhD, Stephen B. & Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management International Professor of Agriculture at Cornell University’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Food Policy
      • Joel Berg, CEO, Hunger Free America
      • Carlo Cafiero, PhD, Project Manager of “Voices of the Hungry,” Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
      • Alisha Coleman-Jensen, PhD, Social Science Analyst, Economic Research Service, USDA
      • Trenor Williams, MD, Founder & CEO, Socially Determined

Moderated by Charles Platkin, PhD, JD, MPH, Executive Director, Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center and Distinguished Lecturer at Hunter College, City University of New York. Watch the panel HERE.


October 26, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM


Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center


Online Zoom Webinar
2180 Third Avenue at 119th Street
New York, NY United States
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