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World Food Day

World Food Day Official Celebration 2022 North America (Columbus, Ohio)

Join this extraordinary event to commemorate World Food Day in Columbus, Ohio on October 16.

SENR faculty Dr. Rattan Lal and Dr. Shoshanah Inwood and others are presenters at Food Tank 50 State Summit Tour "Nourishing America" on World Food Day, October 16, 2022 in Columbus, Ohio in partnership with The Ohio State University, the UN FAO, OFPN (Ohio Food Policy Network), and NPR. 

The tour will take place over four years and is a regional partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations North America, International Fund for Agricultural Development, and the World Food Program USA. 

Jill Clark, associate professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs is the lead organizer at Ohio State for the tour stop in Columbus, Ohio on World Food Day, October 16. Dr. Clark is a SENR alum (BS '95) and provides statewide leadership for the Ohio Food Policy Network, national leadership as an advisory board member for the Food Policy Network, international leadership as the president of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society, and local leadership as an appointment member of the city and county local food board. Clark recently was awarded the 2022 Excellence in Engaged Scholarship from the Engaged Scholarship Consortium.