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Food Security in a Pandemic – How Business Can Help
7th May 2020, 4pm-5pm BST. The COVID-19 pandemic does not affect us all equally. Geographic and economic factors contribute to access and affordability of the basics, which are magnified during an emergency. Businesses, from retailers and logistics, to entrepreneurs and technology, can play a role in delivering food for survival to all, including the vulnerable and marginalised.
Circular Economy and SDG 2
The Circular Economy and SDG 2: Zero Hunger – with Steve Butterworth, CEO, Neighbourly
Continuing our deep dive into the Circular Economy as an effective framework for achieving the UN Global Goals, we are focusing on the impact that businesses implementing circular and regenerative practices can have on SDG 2: Zero Hunger. Neighbourly facilitates the daily redistribution of surplus food to thousands of local good causes across the UK and Ireland for Lidl, Aldi, M&S and Sainsbury's, as well as other organisations in the supply chain. We spoke to its CEO, Steve Butterworth, to explore how circular practices help address food insecurity, and what businesses can do to help serve communities.
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How Kitovu is transforming the lives of smallholder farmers across Africa
In this #MeetTheMB100 interview, Emeka Nwachinemere, CEO of Kitovu, explains how their suite of data-driven agricultural products is enabling African smallholder farmers to reduce costs and post-harvest losses while increasing yields and incomes, leading to more secure livelihoods. This interview series is sponsored by EY and Hogan Lovells.
How Brevel is aiming to be the Tesla of the food industry
In this #MeetTheMB100 interview, Yonatan Golan, Co-Founder & CEO of Brevel, explains how its algae-based protein is adding nutritional value to plant-based dairy and egg alternatives, and competing on cost, taste and sustainability. This interview series is sponsored by EY and Hogan Lovells.
Dickson Ayuka

Dickson Ayuka is the Co-Founder and CEO of UjuziKilimo Solutions, an Agri-technology company empowering farmers to sustainably increase the farm…

Elijah Amoo Addo

Elijah Amoo Addo is a Ghanaian chef and food stylist who has become a social entrepreneur through his creation of…

Emmanuel Maduka

Emmanuel has over 3 years experience in rural development, program implementation and agricultural technology. In July 2018, he co-founded LifePro…

Gabriel Chaman

Gabriel Chaman is the Co-Founder of Ally Mishky, an organisation that supports the sustainable production of agroecological and healthy products…

Mick Jackson

Mick Jackson is a serial entrepreneur, author and ex chart-topping rock singer. He is also the Founder and CEO of…

Mike Brady

Mike Brady is a forward-thinking business executive, entrepreneur and non-profit leader specializing in using the power of business to drive…

Raj Somasundaram

Raj is the Co-Founder and CEO of AquaConnect, a pioneering deep learning/AI startup that works with shrimp and fish aquaculture…

Samson Ogbole

Farmer Ogbole Samson is the Team Lead for Eupepsia Place which uses technology as an enabler for Agriculture. Eupepsia Place…

Tessa Clarke
Tessa Clarke

After a 15 year corporate career, Tessa Clarke co-founded OLIO along with Saasha Celestial-One, the world’s only neighbour-to-neighbour food sharing…

Andrew D. Ive

Andrew D. Ive, Founder & Managing General Partner, created Big Idea Ventures to solve the world’s biggest challenges by supporting…

Anna Sullivan
Anna Sullivan

Anna is the Co-Founder of Real Food Bar, a company that manufactures nutrient-dense bars that tackle food waste through partnerships…

Bhagya Wijayawardane
Bhagya Wijayawardane

Bhagya was given a Queen’s Young Leaders Award in 2018 for her work to improve food security in Sri Lanka….

Ady Beitler
Ady Beitler

Ady is the Co-Founder and CEO of Nilus, an impact-driven company that develops technology to fight against food insecurity. Nilus…

Steve Butterworth
Steve Butterworth

Steve is committed to helping redefine the role of business in building long term sustainable, happy and healthy communities. Neighbourly…

Bob Lord
Bob Lord

Bob is Senior Vice President, Cognitive Applications, Blockchain, and Ecosystems at IBM, where he is responsible for infusing emerging and…

Peetachai (Neil) Dejkraisak
Neil (Peetachai) Dejkraisak

Neil (Peetachai) Dejkraisak is Co-Founder and CEO of Siam Organic, a social enterprise that was established with a mission to…

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Rashi Mittal Nair

Rashi Mittal Nair is a word‐of‐mouth marketing addict, that has spent the last 13 years obsessing over what really gets…

Rob Wilson
Rob Wilson

Rob is Chief Toaster (Co-Founder and CEO) at Toast Ale, the delicious planet-saving beer brewed using yesterday’s bread from bakeries…

Joyce Kamande
Joyce Kamande

Joyce Kamande was born in a semi-arid in Central Kenya 28 years ago. She has 5 years “hands-on” experience in…

Abdulrhman El Halafawy
Abdulrhman Elhalafawy

Abdulrhman is the Chief Business Officer of Cupmena, an Agri-tech and Waste Management startup based in Egypt. Cupmena has created…

Adebowale Onafowora
Adebowale Onafowora

Adebowale (Debo) Onafowora is a social entrepreneur with expertise in Agribusiness and Value Chain Development spanning 17 years. He is…

Anna Zhenchuk
Anna Zhenchuk

Dr. Anna Zhenchuk, Managing Director of BioAnalyt, joined the team in 2012 to develop new products and implement go-to-market in…

Antoine Hubert
Antoine Hubert

Antoine is the Co-Founder and CEO of Ÿnsect, a world-leading company in insect ingredient production for people, animals, and plants….

Divin Kouebatouka
Divin Kouebatouka

Divin Kouebatouka is the Founder and CEO of Mvutu, a technology platform providing end-to-end agricultural services to farmers, including distribution…

Irene Etyang
Irene Etyang

Irene Ikarede Etyang is a Food Scientist and the Founder of Already Foods, a company that undertakes development and processing…

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Madeline Rotman

Madeline is the Head of Sustainability at Imperfect Foods, the online grocer on a mission to eliminate food waste and…

Michael Dean
Michael Dean

Michael is one of the two Co-Founders of AgFunder, one of the most active foodtech and agtech VCs globally. He…

Michelle Adelman
Michelle Adelman

Michelle Adelman is a seasoned strategist, recognised business leader and committed mission-driven investor. She is the Founder and Managing Director…

Olcay Silahlı
Olcay Silahlı

Olcay Silahlı is the Co-Founder and CEO of Fazla Gıda (Whole Surplus). He was born in 1988 and spent his…

Richardos Lebbos
Richardos Lebbos

Richardos Lebbos is thte Founder and CEO of Startchy. Startchy is a US based a research and development house, developed…

Shely Aronov
Shely Aronov

Shely Aronov is the Co-Founder and CEO of InnerPlant, the company pioneering the development of living plant sensors. She was…

Thomas Gradek
Thomas Gradek

Thomas Gradek is a professional engineer who graduated at the age of 20 from Concordia University. On completion of his…

Vaibhav Tidke

S4S Technologies is the food preservation company that invents new food processing machines. S4S sells these machines to farmers to…

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Pankaj Prakash Mahalle

Pankaj is the Co-founder & CEO of GramHeet, a social enterprise that leverages cutting-edge technologies to provide integrated post-harvest services…

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Romita Ghosh

Ms. Romita Ghosh is Founder & CEO of iHeal Healthtech, a startup making healthcare accessible by leveraging digital transformation to create…

Fajar Sidik Abdullah Kelana_Banoo
Fajar Kelana

Fajar is Co-Founder & COO of Banoo which aims to help improve people’s food resilience by providing affordable technology that…

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Claire Blanckenberg

Claire Blanckenberg is an innovative thinker and an entrepreneur at heart. She has an ability to look at processes and…

Gilad Gershon_Tropic
Gilad Gershon

Gilad is an experienced agritech entrepreneur and investor, who is deeply passionate about utilizing cutting-edge technologies in solving real world…

Sunday Silungwe_Good Nature Agro
Sunday Silungwe

Sunday Silungwe is  the Co-Founder & Director of Communication at Good Nature Agro, a social enterprise that works with Africa’s…

Lilan Dayananda_Elzian Agro
Lilan Dayananda

Lilan Dayananda is an international award-winning young social tech entrepreneur. For years, his social initiative Elzian Agro has offered customised…

Rose Hartley_Misfits Market
Rose Hartley

Rose Hartley is the Head of Sustainability at Misfits Market, a U.S. e-grocer, where she leads the company’s mission to…