Elsadig Elsheikh


Elsadig Elsheikh is the Director of the Global Justice Program at the Othering & Belonging Institute. He oversees the program’s projects on climate justice, food systems, forced migration, Islamophobia, and human rights mechanisms. Elsadig also co-lead the Inclusiveness Index initiative, an annual assessment of global inclusivity and marginality; the Shahidi Project, an investigative project monitoring the role of corporate power within the food system; and the Nile Project, a cultural initiative that aims to inspire, inform, and connect the Nile citizens to facilitate greater collaboration and cultivate climate resilience in the Nile Basin.

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Food Sovereignty: Toward Belonging and Climate Justice
This session explores how, socially, economically, politically, and environmentally, the local and global food crises increase social, political, and environmental challenges. The panel will also help us imagine a food system and food movement that is glocal (local and global), inclusive, and responsive to the needs of marginalized people and our planet for climate resilience and belonging. At home, there are more than 46 million Americans who are food insecure, and around the world, almost 2 billion– a quarter of our fellow humans suffer from (hidden and chronic) hunger. In the last 30 years...