November 18 : Resilience, Sustainability, Nourishment : Virtual
The Food, Agriculture & Water Conference will highlight exciting businesses focused on building a resilient, sustainable, and nourishing global food system despite the many challenges ahead of them. We will hear from companies around the world that are navigating the global pandemic while innovating solutions to address climate change, resource constraints, and nutritious food accessibility.
In collaboration with S2G Ventures, we will host a virtual networking session for conference attendees to mingle with exciting companies solving the biggest challenges in the food, agriculture, and water industries.
The conference is co-hosted by the Harvard Business & Environment Initiative, S2G Ventures, and HBS Sustainability Club.
Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli
Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli (HBS ’99) is a co-founder and managing partner of Sahel Consulting: Agriculture & Nutrition Ltd with 23 years of experience in international development, and her work with Sahel has shaped agriculture strategy and policy and launched innovative businesses and ecosystem solutions in partnership with clients in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. She is co-founder of AACE Foods, a social enterprise which processes nutritious food made from the best of West Africa’s cereals, herbs, pulses, and spices and founder of LEAP Africa which works across Africa inspiring, empowering and equipping the next generation of dynamic, principled and innovative young leaders.
Panel 1: Sustainability
How are companies reducing food & agriculture’s contribution to climate change which now represents ~25% of global emissions?
*Co-hosted by the Sustainability Club
Panel 2: Resiliency
How can we feed a growing population with the same or fewer resources?
Panel 3: Nourishment
How can we increase the global abundance and access to nourishing food?
We've been fortunate to have exceptional panelists at past events across the food system.