Global Tipping Points: Making Hunger History

  • Thursday, October 03, 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Mara Auditorium, Webster Hall, SNHU, 2500 North River Road, Manchester


  • Free with registration code. Please email Tim Horgan at for the code.

Global Tipping Points:

Making Hunger History

What does the current state of global hunger look like? With a rapidly rising population and global temperatures rising, how will the world support the dietary needs of everyone? Can global food insecurity be reduced or eliminated? Join the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire for this enlightening discussion with Chase Sova of the World Food Program. Thanks to a long career in agricultural policy, Chase has a vast understanding of the factors that lead to food insecurity and the policies, as well as programs, that are effective in reducing global hunger. Chase's presentation will focus on ways in which the U.S. can, and should, act to make hunger history and the benefits that these programs can bring to the entire world.

When: October 3rd at 6:00 pm

Where: Mara Auditorium, SNHU

Tickets: Members Free

Not Yet Members - $10

SNHU Students & Faculty - Free (w/ registration code)

[Email to get the SNHU code]

More About Chase Sova (WFP USA):

Chase Sova is senior director of Public Policy and Research at World Food Program (WFP) USA and an associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Global Food Security Project.

Previously, Chase worked with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). He has consulted with the World Bank, Johns Hopkins, and Tufts University.

Interested in the intersection of food insecurity and conflict, humanitarian assistance, climate change, and sustainable agriculture, Chase has worked on food systems in 15 developing countries across Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. He has led several major research initiatives including WFP USA’s Winning the Peace: Hunger and Instability flagship report.

Chase has served as an expert witness at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, his writing has been featured extensively in peer-reviewed journals, and he regularly lectures on food insecurity at universities in Washington, D.C. He delivered a TEDx talk on “Winning the Long Game in the Fight to End Hunger” in 2018. Chase earned his Ph.D. from Oxford University.”

About the World Food Program

The World Food Program USA believes that hunger is the world’s most solvable problem. They are dedicated to ensuring that the United States builds upon its legacy of leadership toward alleviating global hunger. Through policy leadership, fundraising and strategic outreach, they persuade the American people, business community and government to support the World Food Programme and join our movement to feed the world.

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