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Sub-Saharan Africa is facing some of the highest mortality rates in the world as a result of disease and starvation, which is why on Nov. 15 Cornell hosted a conference on the African food system, health and nutrition, bringing together researchers and policy analysts to address the issues.

In this segment:

  1. Introduction by Muna Ndulo and Per Pinstrup-Andersen
  2. The Nutritional Situation in SSA and Progress towards Achieving MDG 1 for Hunger Alleviation by Derrill Watson
  3. Major Disease Burdens for SSA and their Interaction with the Food Systems by Onesmo Ole-Moi-Yoi
  4. Strengthening the Role of Women in the Food Systems in SSA to Achieve Nutrition and Health Goals by Speciosa Wandira

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