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9:30 am to 11:00 am (EST)

Reducing Food Loss and Waste – Making it Personal

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An astounding one-third of all food is lost or wasted between the farm and the fork. What can people-from farmers to consumers-do to address this challenge? Join us to learn about innovative solutions and share your perspectives on how to take them to scale.


  • Troels Mandel Vensild, Minister Counsellor of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Embassy of Denmark in Washington, DC (Moderator)

Setting the Scene

Rapid-Fire Presentations

  • Amy Bachman, Director of Procurement and Sustainability, DC Central Kitchen
  • Esben Lunde Larsen, Food Program Fellow, World Resources Institute
  • Eduardo Nakasone, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University & Affiliated Researcher, IFPRI
  • Denise Osterhues, Senior Director for Corporate Affairs, The Kroger Company
  • Victoria Prowse, Startup Innovation Sponsorship & Events Manager, Rabobank
  • Daniel Ratner, Partner & Head of Growth, YourLocal
  • Dipti Thapa, Economist, The World Bank Group

Closing Remarks

A light breakfast will be provided starting at 9:00am. The event will begin promptly at 9:30am. A light reception will follow after the event.