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Khwezi Journalist Attends Conference in Stockholm

On 11-12 June 2018 Radio Khwezi represented South African Media in Sweden during the fifth food forum.

There were also six media houses who represented other countries of the continent, and #Agenda2063 Media Network.

Eat Stockholm Food Forum is a global event that attracts delegates from all over the world to come together in order to discuss the importance of improvising food security. 2018 event was attended by more than 600 delegates from 60 countries. Speakers included experts from  government, cities, business, academia, philanthropy, the culinary community and civil society, including, Chefs Manifesto,  Mission2020 leader Christiana Figueres, an architect of the historic Paris Climate Agreement; Kristalina Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank; Gilbert F. Houngbo, president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development; Sunny Verghese, co-founder and group CEO of Olam International; Sam Kass, former White House chef and policy advisor for nutrition in the Obama administration; Isabella Lövin, Sweden’s deputy prime minister and minister for international development cooperation and climate; Nikolai Astrup, Norway’s minister of international development; Mark Wilson, CEO of Aviva; HRH Crown Prince Haakon Magnus of Norway; Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, CEO of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development; zero waste lifestyle practitioner Lauren Singer, founder of Trash is for Tossers and Caleb Harper, director of the Open Agriculture Initiative at MIT Media Lab. The event was very informative and interactive because people were given an opportunity to engage with delegates.

You can learn more about EAF Forum by visiting their website www.eatforum.org

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