Event Addresses Connection Between Food, Water Security

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Better Water Security Translates into Better Food Security
Kyla Peterson, environmental change and security intern at the Wilson Center, discusses remarks from panelists at a recent event addressing the connections between food and water security, which was sponsored by the Wilson Center, Winrock International, the Sustainable Water Partnership, and USAID. Panelists included Laura Schulz, acting deputy assistant administrator in USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment; Rodney Ferguson, president and CEO of Winrock International; Michael Tiboris, global water fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Claire Chase, senior economist in the Water Global Practice of the World Bank; Jennifer Billings, agriculture development leader at Corteva Agriscience; and Eric Viala, chief of party at Winrock International (4/8).