On July 20, 2016, As a Program Director of Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Genomics to Improve Poultry, Dr. Huaijun Zhou was invited to join President Obama, Secretary of USDA Tom Vilsack, Administrator of USAID Gayle Smith, Ambassador Susan Rice, Samantha Power and entrepreneurs, diplomats, civil society members, public and private sector financing partners, and development leaders at the White House Summit on Global Development to mark global progress and find ways to catalyze further development efforts that will improve real lives and deliver real outcomes in six key areas: energy, food security, global health, governance, partnership, and youth. See detail from the following website: https://www.whitehouse.gov/campaign/globaldevelopment
Zhou speaks at The Global Food Security Summit: Sustainable Solutions
GIP Program Director Dr. Huaijun Zhou was invited to speak and serve as a panelist to discuss challenges we face on global hunger and malnutrition on The Global Food Security Summit: Sustainable Solutions at UC Irvine on May 5-6, 2016. The summit assembled global leaders, practitioners, and academics to think critically about the new frameworks designed to address this challenge at the intersection of food security, development, health and climate action, to collaborate on the work being done, and to identify priorities that the academic world can and must address.The Summit includes topics in Food System Policy, Perspectives on Global Food Security, Global to Local: Challenges and Opportunities for Collective Action, Research and Outreach to Improve Food and Agriculture, The Promise and Challenge of Effective Technological Transfer, Research Innovation Fellowships in Agriculture, Overview and Priorities of the UC Global Food Initiative, Research & Education Priorities & Partnerships and remarks by UC President Janet Napolitano.
Click Here to read UC Davis's blog about the contributions of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Genomics to Improve Poultry Project to One Health https://www.ucdavis.edu/one-health/breeding-disease-resistant-chickens