Notice of Special Session, “Building Human Capital: Nutrition Is Fundamental”, 54511 [2015-22793]

Download as PDF 54511 Notices Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 175 Thursday, September 10, 2015 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Special Session, ‘‘Building Human Capital: Nutrition Is Fundamental’’ Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of a special session hosted by the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD). This public session will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at the Des Moines Marriot Downtown Hotel, 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa. The title of the session is Building Human Capital: Nutrition Is Fundamental. This session focuses on the economic impact of malnutrition in the developing world. Through this discussion, BIFAD seeks to highlight this important issue and begin a dialogue with university partners, nutrition experts, and the broader stakeholder community. Dr. Brady Deaton, BIFAD Chair, will moderate the special session, which will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. with opening remarks. The first speaker, Dr. Rob Bertram, USAID Bureau for Food Security’s Chief Scientist, will provide an introduction to USAID’s nutrition strategy under Feed the Future. The first hour of the session will consist of short presentations by a panel of nutrition experts from the university community. The panelists include Jessica Fanzo from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University; John Hoddinott from the Charles H. Dyson School of Economics and Management at Cornell University; Grace Marquis from the School of Dietetics and Nutrition at McGill University, Canada; and Ana Lydia Sawaya from the Institute of Advanced Studies at the Federal University of Sao Paolo, Brazil. They will discuss emerging trends in the global pattern of malnutrition, including obesity and micronutrient deficiency, cognitive and VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:28 Sep 09, 2015 Jkt 235001 physical impairments of children that arise from poor nutrition, and the economic and social impacts of malnutrition. The panel will conclude with examples of successful, evidencebased nutrition interventions. At 10:30 a.m., Chairman Deaton will open the floor for questions to the panelists, as well as general information sharing and dialogue among all participants. At 11:00 a.m. BIFAD Chair Brady Deaton will make closing remarks and adjourn the BIFAD-sponsored special session. Those wishing to attend the session or obtain additional information about BIFAD should contact Susan Owens, Executive Director and Designated Federal Officer for BIFAD in the Bureau for Food Security at USAID. Interested persons may write to her in care of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Ronald Reagan Building, Bureau for Food Security, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 2.09– 067, Washington, DC 20523–2110 or telephone her at (202) 712–0218. Susan Owens, Executive Director and USAID Designated Federal Officer for BIFAD, Bureau for Food Security, U.S. Agency for International Development. [FR Doc. 2015–22793 Filed 9–9–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–02–P AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Senior Executive Services Performance Review Board: Update Office of Inspector General, U.S. Agency for International Development. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice is hereby given of the appointment of members of the updated U.S. Agency for International Development, Office of Inspector General’s Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Review Board. DATES: August 31, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert S. Ross, Assistant Inspector General for Management, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Agency for International Development, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 8.08– 029, Washington, DC 20523–8700; telephone 202–712–0010; FAX 202– SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 216–3392; Internet Email address: rross@usaid.gov (for Email messages, the subject line should include the following reference—USAID OIG SES Performance Review Board). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 5 U.S.C. 4314(b)(c) requires each agency to establish, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management at 5 CFR part 430, subpart C and Section 430.307 thereof in particular, one or more SES Performance Review Boards. The board shall review and evaluate the initial appraisal of each USAID OIG senior executive’s performance by his or her supervisor, along with any recommendations to the appointing authority relative to the performance of the senior executive. This notice updates the membership of the USAID OIG’s SES Performance Review Board as it was last published on December 19, 2014. Approved: August 31, 2015. The following have been selected as regular members of the SES Performance Review Board of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Office of Inspector General: Lisa Risley, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations Robert S. Ross, Assistant Inspector General for Management Lisa S. Goldfluss, Legal Counsel Alvin A. Brown, Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audit Melinda Dempsey, Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audit Lisa McClennon, Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations Tricia Hollis, Assistant Inspector General for Management, Department of Treasury Rodney DeSmet, Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audit, Department of Agriculture Frank Rokosz, Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audit, Department of Housing and Urban Development Larry Gregg, Associate Inspector General, General Services Administration Dated: August 28, 2015. Catherine M. Trujillo, Acting Deputy Inspector General. [FR Doc. 2015–22792 Filed 9–9–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–P E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1

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statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
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AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Notice of Special Session, ``Building Human Capital: Nutrition Is 
Fundamental''

    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby 
given of a special session hosted by the Board for International Food 
and Agricultural Development (BIFAD). This public session will be held 
from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at the Des 
Moines Marriot Downtown Hotel, 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa. The 
title of the session is Building Human Capital: Nutrition Is 
Fundamental. This session focuses on the economic impact of 
malnutrition in the developing world. Through this discussion, BIFAD 
seeks to highlight this important issue and begin a dialogue with 
university partners, nutrition experts, and the broader stakeholder 
community.
    Dr. Brady Deaton, BIFAD Chair, will moderate the special session, 
which will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. with opening remarks. The first 
speaker, Dr. Rob Bertram, USAID Bureau for Food Security's Chief 
Scientist, will provide an introduction to USAID's nutrition strategy 
under Feed the Future. The first hour of the session will consist of 
short presentations by a panel of nutrition experts from the university 
community. The panelists include Jessica Fanzo from the Bloomberg 
School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University; John Hoddinott 
from the Charles H. Dyson School of Economics and Management at Cornell 
University; Grace Marquis from the School of Dietetics and Nutrition at 
McGill University, Canada; and Ana Lydia Sawaya from the Institute of 
Advanced Studies at the Federal University of Sao Paolo, Brazil. They 
will discuss emerging trends in the global pattern of malnutrition, 
including obesity and micronutrient deficiency, cognitive and physical 
impairments of children that arise from poor nutrition, and the 
economic and social impacts of malnutrition. The panel will conclude 
with examples of successful, evidence-based nutrition interventions.
    At 10:30 a.m., Chairman Deaton will open the floor for questions to 
the panelists, as well as general information sharing and dialogue 
among all participants. At 11:00 a.m. BIFAD Chair Brady Deaton will 
make closing remarks and adjourn the BIFAD-sponsored special session.
    Those wishing to attend the session or obtain additional 
information about BIFAD should contact Susan Owens, Executive Director 
and Designated Federal Officer for BIFAD in the Bureau for Food 
Security at USAID. Interested persons may write to her in care of the 
U.S. Agency for International Development, Ronald Reagan Building, 
Bureau for Food Security, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 2.09-067, 
Washington, DC 20523-2110 or telephone her at (202) 712-0218.

Susan Owens,
Executive Director and USAID Designated Federal Officer for BIFAD, 
Bureau for Food Security, U.S. Agency for International Development.
[FR Doc. 2015-22793 Filed 9-9-15; 8:45 am]
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