The “Advancing Equitable Livelihoods” session will be part of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) “Bold Action for Food as Force for Good” to mobilize multi-stakeholder action in pursuit of Action Track 4 to accelerate the sustainable development agenda.

Date: Monday, 23 November 2020

Time: 21:45-23:00 (UTC+8)

Instructions to register for the event via the World Economic Forum Toplink Mobile App:

  1. Register yourself on the World Economic Forum Toplink Mobile App (Apple or Android) via this link
  2. Enter the World Economic Forum Toplink Mobile App with your registered email and password.
  3. Search the session by typing “Advancing Equitable Livelihoods.”
  4. Add the event calendar.
  5. For any technical inquiries, kindly email

The centrality of small-scale producers is key to anchoring food systems transformation in small-scale production due to their sustainable and diversified forms of production, generation of employment, contribution to resilience, and role in sustaining rural communities and local and regional economies.

Join our Research Program Leader for Value Chains and Nutrition, WorldFish, Shakuntala Thilsted and other panel experts in this session to explore food systems developments that can expand inclusion, create opportunities for decent work to eliminate poverty, and raise incomes across the food value chain. More importantly, the session will outline the initial scope of work and action plan for Action Track 4: Advancing Equitable Livelihoods. 

Invited speakers:

  • Karl Deering, Climate Change Coordinator for the Africa Region, CARE International (CARE)
  • Joyce Njoro, Lead Technical Specialist, Nutrition and Social Inclusion, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  • Mai Thin Yu Mon, Program Director for the Indigenous Peoples Development Program, Chin Human Rights Organization
  • Shakuntala Thilsted, Research Program Leader for Value Chains and Nutrition, WorldFish 

Moderated by:

  • Christine Campeau, Senior Advisor, Food Systems, CARE USA (CARE)

For more information, visit the official event page and session page

We look forward to your active participation.