Zen Resort Bali, Indonesia
Mahendra Shah has more than 40 years of professional experience in academia at University of Nairobi and University of Cambridge, United Nations organizations and agencies such as FAO, WFP, UNDP, etc. and the World Bank and international scientific and policy research institutes like International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). His professional work is concerned with food security, nutrition and health, sustainable agricultural development and international trade, sustainable development, climate change and international negotiations. In the private sector, since 2004, he is the Founder and President-Director of Zen Resort Bali, where the vision is to create holistic wellness systems where guests experience the knowledge and means to achieving personal harmony with their body, mind and spirit through healthy nutrition and diet in combination with Ayurveda therapy, yoga, meditation, pranayama and holiday recreational activities as well as emotional healing.
Abstract : The 21st century obesity imperative for healthy eating and sustainable lifestyles