Celebrating two years of the Innovation Champions Community

Photo from the WFP Innovation Champions 2022 Global Event during a group photo.
David Beasley Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme welcoming the Champions during the event.
Valarie Guarnieri Assistant Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme during her keynote speech.
Dominik Heinrich Director of Innovation and Knowledge Management Division.
  • Rose Tania Charles, Programme Assistant in the Haiti WFP Country Office, showcased a project to transform the agri-food system with graduate students to create one million jobs.
  • Waya John, Programme Associate in the South Sudan WFP Country Office, talked about a project to utilise wetlands for sustainable use to benefit 70,000 households in Northern Bahr El Ghazal State-Aweil, South Sudan.
  • Thanh Nguyen and Siroros Roongdonsai, both from the Human Resource Technology and Analytics branch in HQ, Rome, showcased a project called Mericulum that focuses on plastic recycling and blockchain protocol.
  • N’zue Meh, Programme Officer in the Central African Republic WFP Country Office, talked about a Food System App (FSA) aiming to increase smallholder farmers’ access to markets and strengthen food systems.
  • Emmanuel Baya, IT Operational Assistant in the South Sudan WFP Country Office, showcased an Alternative and Sustainable School Feeding Project involving local nutritious foods supplied to schools in Juba, South Sudan.

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