Advisory Council

A global group of recognized experts and practitioners on food security and nutrition have joined the IFPRI-FAO Bangkok Conference Advisory Council. The group will provide guidance on the key evidence, success stories, and innovations for accelerating progress to end hunger and malnutrition. The Advisory Council is comprised of:

  • Franceso Branca, Director, World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Visith Chavasit, Professor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University
  • Sheryl Hendriks, Director, Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being, University of Pretoria
  • Ferew Lemma, Senior Advisor, Office of the First Lady & Ministry of Health, Ethiopia
  • Maria Paris-Ketting, Senior Expert, European Commission
  • David Pelletier, Professor of Nutrition Policy, Cornell University, and President, Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition
  • Prabhu Pingali, Professor and Director, Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCi)
  • Hossain Zillur Rahman, Executive Chairman, Power & Participation Research Centre (PPRC), Bangladesh
  • Edwyn Shiell, Senior Policy and Strategy Advisor, Advocacy and Communication, SUN Movement Secretariat
  • Yuexin Yang, President, Chinese Nutrition Society