#WFD2015 Conference

Ending Global Poverty in a Generation

Talks will focus the drivers of success and the role that agriculture can play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

The event will also provide a platform for the formal launch of the 10th annual Global Hunger Index (GHI) report. The award-winning GHI report is published annually by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Concern Worldwide and Germany’s Welthungerhilfe, and provides a comprehensive measure of global hunger, together with successes, failures and drivers of hunger.



Gorta Self Help Africa World Food Day Conference, 16th October 2015
Ending Global Poverty in a Generation

  • 08:30 – 09:00 Registration, Coffee
  • 09:10 – 09:20 Opening Remarks by Mr. Tom Kitt, Chairman, Gorta-Self Help Africa  
  • 09:20 – 09:40 Connell Foley, Presentation of ten years of the Hunger Index Report (HIR) by Director, Strategy, Advocacy and Learning (Policy Unit) at Concern Worldwide
  • 09:40 – 10:50 Presentations and panel discussion with Dr. Pauline Riak, Dr. Jason Hickel & Dr. Benjamin Davis
  • 10:50 – 11:20 Coffee Break
  • 11:20 – 12.30 Presentations and panel discussion with Dr John Mutunga, Mr Dyborn Chibonga and Kalongo Chitengi
  • 12:30 Closing remarks

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Find The Conference

The World Food Day 2015 conference takes place in The Supper Room at the Mansion House, Dublin.

Getting There

The Mansion House

Mansion House
Dawson St
Dublin 2

The Mansion House is conveniently located on Dawson street, in the city centre and easily accessible by public transport. For more information on transport to the Mansion House, please visit their website.