Devex Interviews Head Of USAID’s Bureau For Resilience And Food Security About Meeting Nutrition Needs Amid Pandemic
Devex: Q&A: ‘We cannot wait’ — USAID sees urgency in pandemic hunger response
“Jim Barnhart returned to Washington from his post in Jordan to head the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Bureau for Resilience and Food Security in the middle of a pandemic that threatens to push hundreds of millions of people into hunger. The new bureau, created during USAID’s transformation, brings together a host of disciplines previously scattered across the agency — including food security, nutrition, water, resilience, and sanitation and hygiene — under the same roof to improve efficiency and promote multisectoral collaboration. … Barnhart recently spoke with Devex about how RFS is harnessing flexibility to meet both short- and long-term food security and nutrition challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic…” (Welsh, 10/2).
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