How the World Food Programme is managed Food Science and Technology issues in humanitarian contexts
Shane Prigge, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Italy
Innovations in food fortification: building resilient food systems and improving local diets
Greg Garrett, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Switzerland
Session: Innovations in Humanitarian Food Science and Technology: experiences from the field and lessons learned
Designing from tradition and scaling up for local production: the Equinut Project
Ousman R. Seye, The Aga Khan Foundation, Mali (co-author Marie D. Konaté, PKL Company, Ivory Coast)
The story of fortified rice kernels: is it an option in humanitarian contexts?
Shane Prigge, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Italy + Yannick Foing + Lewis Tessarolo, DSM
Food technology in times of crisis: moving towards sustainable food systems
Dr. Florence Egal, ex-Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Italy
Session: Innovations in Humanitarian Food Science and Technology: new perspectives
Implementing appropriate food technologies in humanitarian crises
Dr. Peter Fellows, Food Technology Consultant to United Nations (UN) Organisations and Development Agencies, United Kingdom (via video conference)
Leaves as a source of food and feed at community level: from prevention to rehabilitation
Prof. Dominique Bounie, University of Lille, France + Dave Kennedy, Leaf for Life, USA (co-author Christophe Richardier, APEF, France)
Addressing the challenges of feeding combat forces and humanitarian responders
Dr. Nick Beagley, Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia
Research for development: improving capacity building and resilience
Dr. Dan Walker, CSIRO, Australia
AIFST hosted a Humanitarian Food Science & Technology Symposium on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 in co-location with the AIFST 50th Anniversary Convention at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. This unique symposium brought together a number of experts from Australia and around the world to discuss issues related to humanitarian and emergency feeding.
Below is a copy of the presentations made available by speakers.