In a recent global food security event that Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) organized, Senator Robert P. Casey. Jr. (D-PA), the keynote address speaker, made a reference to PRIME to stress how US assistance is delivering results in terms of building resilience among hard to reach and vulnerable communities and making transitions away from the need for emergency food assistance. 

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Over the last decade, global food security has emerged as a critical U.S. strategic priority.  Through programs such as Feed the Future and partnerships with the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, among others, the U.S. has worked to increase global agriculture production and improve nutrition outcomes for children and families worldwide.

CSIS is honored to invite you to join us for a keynote address and discussion with Senator Robert P. Casey. Jr. (D-PA) on the importance of global food security efforts to broader U.S. foreign policy and national security goals.  This event will be moderated by Kimberly Flowers, the new director of the CSIS Global Food Security Project.

Keynote Address by:

The Honorable Robert P. Casey, Jr. (D-PA)

Ranking Member, Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Subcommittee on Nutrition, Specialty Crops, and Agricultural Research

Moderated by:

Ms. Kimberly Flowers
Director, CSIS Global Food Security Project

Introduction by:

Mr. Daniel F. Runde
William A. Schreyer Chair and Director, Project on Prosperity and Development

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