Kiran Rupakhetee

Division Chief & Joint Secretary, Good Governance and Social Development Division & SUN Government Focal Point, Government of Nepal

Dr. Kiran Rupakhetee has been working with the government of Nepal for the last 32 years. Most recently he has worked in the National Planning Commission (NPC) as Division Chief/ Joint Secretary leading Good Governance and Social Development Divisions. He has also been performing the role of SUN Government Focal Point coordinating nutrition related issues across different stakeholders and has been designated by the government of Nepal as a Coordinator of Implementing Sub Committee to host SUN Global Gathering in November 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal. He served in the NPC for around 11 years from 1991-2002 involving himself in the formulation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, strategies, programs and activities in the agriculture sector focusing on sustainable agriculture production along with livestock development and sustainable food system. Later on in 2017, he looked after the public-Private Partnership, Women, children and social welfare, education and health sectors in the capacity of Program Director /Section Chief.

Kiran is speaking at

June 13, 2019
9:35 am - 10:20 am
Wellcome Stage

Speakers

  • Ertharin Cousin (Moderator) Distinguished Fellow, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Stanford University
  • Matthew Kovac (Panelist) Executive Director, Food Industry Asia (FIA)
  • Nancy Roman (Panelist) President & CEO, Partnership for a Healthier America
  • Kiran Rupakhetee (Panelist) Division Chief & Joint Secretary, Good Governance and Social Development Division & SUN Government Focal Point, Government of Nepal
  • Diane Holdorf (Panelist) Managing Director, Food, Land & Water, WBCSD
  • Charlotte Salford (Panelist) Associate Vice President , IFAD UN Agency, Rome

Description

All the required knowledge from cutting-edge science is in place, proving the dire need for a global food systems transformation to tackle the severity of human health issues and environmental degradation head on. But are the systems in place and are the power players finally ready to act?

This session features leaders spanning sectors. In the midst of the lag of bureaucracies in existing systems, profit-driven corporate interests, donor dependency and political inertia, can these leaders outline a pathway that pushes action for change?

 

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