The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting inequalities in food production and distribution, resulting in both alarming rates of hunger and massive food loss and waste.
Seble Samuel is an Ethiopian-Canadian geographer and storyteller. As the East Africa Communications and Knowledge Management Officer for the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, she crafts the communications strategy for the region, building compelling multimedia narratives for climate resilience across food systems and livelihoods. Her experience spans East Africa, Latin America and Canada, working with international institutions and civil society organizations on climate justice, multimedia communications and socio-ecological resilience. She holds a BA in Geography and Anthropology from McGill University and an MSc in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford.