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TEDxPearlRiver - Brett Rierson - How to feed 9 billion people?

Brett Rierson is a Senior Officer for the World Food Programme's Private Partnership Division and the Lead for WFP's Global Finance Initiative. He is responsible for creating partnerships between the WFP and companies, foundations and individuals who share the WFP's objective of fighting hunger, worldwide. This ranges from creating regional cause-related marketing campaigns for brands, leveraging the financial markets to fight hunger, attracting donations from wealthy donors, building internal stakeholder loyalty plans for global companies, to feeding tens of thousands of school children across Asia through the WFP's innovative Food For Education programmes. Brett has a diverse background that includes experience in the private sector, politics, and humanitarian relief.(Acknowledgement: TEDxPearlRiver is very grateful to Podge Dimagiba for video editing, AJ Libunao for photography at and Victor Zhang for video transcoding, as well as the production crew) www.TEDxPearlRiver.comAbout TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations).
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