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Come to DATA WEEK.  

3 TRACKS with sessions running throughout the week centred around key WFP priority themes where internal and external speakers will illustrate how data has the potential to step-change how we think and why understanding data is a key enabler to WFP delivering against its SDG objectives. 

Sessions will be held in HQ and will be available to watch via web conferencing (links included in the agenda).  If it is your first time using Zoom please click on one of the links and follow installing instructions prior to the sessions start time.

LEARN TRACK: data learning activities; GROW TRACK: WFP data initiatives; and LEAD TRACK: external speakers. Click on each session to find out more.

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Thursday, November 30 • 09:00 - 09:45
GROW: How can Home-Grown School Meals improve the local economy? An innovative approach to local food systems.

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The Local Economy-Wide Impact Evaluation (LEWIE) shows the impact of food and cash assistance on local economies, including indirect effects to local communities. It showed how beneficial WFP cash-based assistance to refugees is, and will be applied, for the first time, to the Home-Grown School Meals Programme in Kenya. Ed Taylor will present the LEWIE, the data needs, and its relevance to WFP commitment to evidence-based programming. David will further elaborate on how this study improves our understanding of how school feeding impacts the life, income status and food security of vulnerable populations, and how we can use this knowledge in our technical assistance to governments.

Speakers
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David Ryckembusch

Senior Programme Advisor, OSZI, WFP
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J. Edward Taylor

Professor and Vice Chair Dept. Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California, Davis
J. Edward Taylor is Professor and Vice Chair of the department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Director of the Center on Rural Economies of the Americas and Pacific Rim (REAP) at the University of California, Davis, where he teaches courses on international development... Read More →


Thursday November 30, 2017 09:00 - 09:45
Aula Delegatis