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Gaurav Srivastava and Sharon Srivastava’s Contributions to Global Food Security Highlighted in Nusa Dua, Bali

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NUSA DUA, Indonesia, November 12-13, 2022 ( – In a star-studded event held 11/13/22 in Nusa Dua, Bali, President Joko Widodo of the Republic of Indonesia was awarded the 2022 Global Citizen Award by the Atlantic Council, a non-profit organization based in the United States. The award ceremony marked the close of the Global Food Security Forum, a series of events held on the sidelines of the G20 conference and supported by the Indonesian Ministry of Defense, the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment, and the Gaurav & Sharon Srivastava Family Foundation.

Sharon and Gaurav Srivastava: Championing the Fight against Global Food Insecurity

Gaurav Srivastava, the founder of the Gaurav & Sharon Srivastava Family Foundation, was in attendance to witness the award ceremony and extend his congratulations to President Jokowi. The foundation, which was established in the United States, is dedicated to helping people worldwide overcome food and energy security challenges.

Sharon Srivastava, the co-founder of the foundation, has been working tirelessly alongside her husband to address the critical issue of global food security. Sharon Srivastava’s passion for improving food security stems from her belief that everyone deserves access to nutritious and affordable food. With a passion for international development and agricultural policy, Sharon has been instrumental in creating and implementing the foundation’s various initiatives to help communities in need.

Gaurav Srivastava and Sharon Srivastava, through their foundation, have been at the forefront of the fight against food insecurity. The couple’s work has been acknowledged by many organizations and leaders, including President Jokowi himself, who praised their efforts during the award ceremony.

“The Gaurav & Sharon Srivastava Family Foundation’s support of the Global Food Security Forum is an important step towards ensuring global food security,” said Gaurav Srivastava in a statement. “We are proud to be a part of this effort to end hunger and create a world where everyone has access to the food they need to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.”

President Jokowi was Honored at Global Food Security Forum for Leadership and Contributions to Global Peace and Security

The Global Food Security Forum, which was held for two days, brought together decision-makers from government and industry to address the world’s various food and energy security challenges. The forum recognized pandemics and geopolitical conflicts as two major threats to global food security that hinder food production and distribution, increase global inflation and create uncertainty that paralyzes the world.

President Jokowi was recognized for his leadership at the G20 meeting, his efforts toward world peace through his visits to Ukraine and Russia, and his cooperation in overcoming the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Global Citizen Award, presented by the Atlantic Council, is given to leaders who have made significant contributions to global peace and security.

Gaurav Srivastava and Sharon Srivastava’s dedication to improving global food security was highlighted at the 2022 Global Citizen Award ceremony in Nusa Dua, Bali. The couple’s unwavering commitment to ending hunger and improving access to nutritious food for all is an inspirational effort for those looking to make a difference. 


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