Debate

Knowing Food Crises

Knowing Food Crises: debat over waarheidsvinding en beeldvorming in humanitaire crises
How do humanitarian professionals and journalists deal with uncertainties in understanding and beating of food crises? How can local actors get more involved in truth-finding and what alternatives and new technologies are available? A debate on truth-finding and imaging in humanitarian crises with humanitarian professionals, journalists and academics.

The panel members of the debate were:
• Marinus Verweij, CEO of ICCO/Kerk in Actie and currently the lead of the SHO (Samenwerkende Hulporganisaties/Giro 555);
• Saskia van der Kam, nutrition specialist at Artsen Zonder Grenzen (MSF Holland);
• Arjan Hehenkamp, former director of Artsen Zonder Grenzen (MSF Holland);
• Bram Jansen, lecturer at Wageningen University and Research Centre

Furthermore: a column by Bram Posthumus, freelance journalist in West-Africa.

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