Join Grow Further’s founder Dr. Peter Kelly and Africa Food Prize Laureate Dr. Ruth Oniang’o for a conversation about bottom-up approaches for agricultural innovation. Together they will explore how grassroots initiatives can play a pivotal role in ensuring global food security.
Our online speaker event brings together experts from around the world to discuss innovative solutions for tackling global food security challenges. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion with Dr. Oniang’o, drawing from her 45 years of experience in sustainable agriculture, nutrition, and food policy. Register on Eventbrite.
Whether you’re a student, professional, or simply passionate about global food security or international development, this event is open to everyone. Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to a more food-secure and sustainable future for our planet.
🎤 Featured Speaker: Dr. Ruth Oniang’o
📌 Africa Food Prize Laureate
📌 Founder, Rural Outreach Africa
📌 Editor-in-Chief, African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development
📌 Advisory Board Member, Grow Further
Dr. Ruth Oniang’o, founder of Rural Outreach Africa (ROA) in 1993, is a highly respected figure in the field of food security, nutrition, and sustainable agriculture. With over four decades of experience, she has made significant contributions to research, policy development, and advocacy in Africa and around the world.
She holds a Ph.D. in Food Science and Nutrition from the University of Nairobi and has dedicated her career to improving the lives of communities through her work in agriculture and nutrition. Dr. Oniang’o received the prestigious Africa Food Prize in 2017 for her impactful work in grassroots food security and poverty reduction.
As a member of Kenya’s ninth parliament, she advocated for policies to enhance food security, nutrition, and technological advancement. She has been a strong advocate for sustainable agricultural practices that promote food security while safeguarding the environment. Her efforts to combat malnutrition have been instrumental in shaping national and international policies.
Register on Eventbrite and we’ll see you online on January 24th!
About Grow Further
At Grow Further, we engage farmers, scientists, and individuals in participatory innovation for global food security and sustainable agriculture. Our members come from different backgrounds, but we all come eager to learn from each other, invest in the future of food, support scientists with overlooked ideas, and help small-scale farmers. Learn more and get involved here.