Research Interest: Health and Medicine
Jennifer E. Dohrn
Lynn P Freedman
Jose A Luchsinger
Leading Columbia Neuroscience Professor Presents at Latin America’s Most Important Open Forum on Science
Frontiers in Nutrition and Agriculture for the Big 4 Agenda for Kenya; Where are we and where do we need to go?
The session was an opportunity to define the current status of nutrition in Kenya and how the interactions of nutrition, agriculture, and climate can bring about a positive impact and positive changes to policy.
In the effort to end hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture-Sustainable Development Goal (SDG2), and feed it's growing population, the Kenya government launched the ‘Big 4 Agenda’. The five-year program seeks to achieve rapid results in the four identified development sectors, namely: manufacturing, universal health coverage, affordable housing, and food security and nutrition.
The Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University brings together rising leaders from around the world who have demonstrated a commitment to finding solutions to challenges in their communities, countries and regions. Over the course of an academic year, the Obama Foundation Scholars will have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and skills and to build new capacities and networks that will accelerate their impact in their home countries.