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Second International Symposium on Agroecology

Agenda

4th April – Wednesday

Agroecology in Action

MORNING

PARALLEL SESSION ON NATIONAL EXPERIENCES ON AGROECOLOGY TO ACHIEVE THE SDGS

PARALLEL SESSION ON NATIONAL EXPERIENCES ON AGROECOLOGY TO ACHIEVE THE SDGS

 

Green Room

Red Room

09h00-11h00

Presentation of successful experiences for scaling up

Presentation of successful experiences for scaling up

 

Session Discussion

Facilitated by Ms Brave Ndisale – Strategic Programme leader (FAO)

Session Discussion

Facilitated by Mr Benjamin Davis – Strategic Programme leader (FAO)

 

Co-creation of knowledge to promote agroecological transitions: the case of peasant ‘juries’

Ms Tabara Ndiaye. Program Manager – Joint Action for Farmers Organization in West Africa (JAFOWA). Senegal

Keeping biodiversity alive in the field

Ms Maedeh Salimi. Programme Manager – Centre for Sustainable Development and Environment (CENESTA). Iran

 

Scaling-up Agroecology through a collaborative knowledge platform

Ms Janet Maro. Executive Director – Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SAT). Tanzania

Small-scale farmers transitioning to agroecology: improving livelihoods together

Mr Paul Desmarais. Executive director – Kasisi Agricultural Training Centre (KATC). Zambia

 

Organic ‘aimak’: agroecology for sustainable development in rural and mountain communities

Mr Sultan Sarygulov. Deputy Director – Federation for Organic Development (BIO-KG). Kyrgyzstan

Community supported agriculture – connecting consumers and producers

Ms Yiching Song. Senior Research Associate – Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). China

 

Transitioning to agroecology in the Senegal River Valley

Ms Arantxa García Brea. Technical consultant – Centro de Estudios Rurales y agricultura Internacional (CERAI). Mauritania

Agroecology and women’s empowerment: transforming the life of rural communities

Mr Yogesh Jadhav. Chief Operating Officer – Barli Development Institute for Rural Women (BDIRW). India

 

A decade of Participatory Guarantee Systems for small organic farmers

Ms Tu Thi Tuyet Nhung. Head PGS Coordination Unit – Center Development Of Community Participatory Monitoring Resource (CDPM). Vietnam

Collective action for agroecology to achieve food security and nutrition

Mr Roberto Gortaire Amézcua. Farmer – Colectivo Agroecológico del Ecuador (CAE). Ecuador

 

Food is Life: educating the Pacific about Agroecology through ICT innovations

Mr Bao Waiko. Co-Director – Save Papua New Guinea (Save PNG). Papua New Guinea

The Pro Ratatouille initiative: agroecology to improve livelihoods in small rural villages

Ms Melinda Kassai. President – Butterfly Movement (PF). Hungary

 

Soil Biodiversity and bio-inputs for sustainable production

Mr Rolando Tencio Camacho. Engineer – Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL). Costa Rica

An agroecological integration experience: bringing knowledge together

Mr Adolfo Rosati. Researcher – Consiglio per la Ricerca in agricoltura e l'analisi dell'Economia Agraria (CREA). Italy

 

Promoting agroecology at the national level: the Swiss experience

Mr Ivo Strahm. Focal point for Resource Programme – Federal Office for Agriculture (BLW). Switzerland

The experiences of 400 ‘Economic Interest Groups’: bringing about agroecological transitions

Mr Pierre Pujos. Farmer – AGFORWARD Project. France

INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON AGROECOLOGY AND EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES

INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON AGROECOLOGY AND EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES

 

Green Room

Red Room

11h00-12h30

Policy Issues and Instruments for Agroecology

Biodiversity and Climate change

 

Mr Clayton Campanhola

Strategic Programme Leader - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Mr David Amudavi

Executive Director – Biovision Africa Trust (BvAT)

 

Mr Paulo Petersen

Executive Cordinator – Agricultura familiar e agroecologia (AS-PTA)

Mr David Cooper

Deputy Executive Secretary – Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

 

Mr Ibrahima Coulibaly

President – Coordination Nationale des Organisations Paysannes (CNOP)

Ms Mercedes López Martínez

Mexico representative – Vía Orgánica (VO)

 

Mr Vijay Kumar

Policy Advisor – Department of Agriculture, Government of Andhra Pradesh

Mr Dennis Garrity

Distinguished Senior Fellow – World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

 

Mr Leonard Mizzi

Head of Unit – Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (European Commission)

Ms Clara Nicholls

President – Sociedad Científica Latinoamericana de Agroecología (SOCLA)

Facilitator

Ms Wei Zhang - Team Leader for Ecosystem Services, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Amb. Ms Martha Elena Federica Bárcena Coqui – Mexico Permanent representative

 

12h30-14h00

Break & Side Event organized by Friends of Agroecology

Sheikh Zayed Centre

AFTERNOON

INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON AGROECOLOGY AND EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES

INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON AGROECOLOGY AND EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES

Green Room

Red Room

14h00-15h30

Innovative Markets, Food Systems and Cities

Co-Creation of Knowledge and Innovation

Mr Joan Ribó

Mayor – City of Valencia

Ms Rachel Bezner Kerr

Associate Professor – Cornell University (CU)

Mr Ugo Biggeri

President – Banca Etica

Mr Peter Rosset

Professor - El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR)

Ms Danielle Nierenberg

President – Food Tank

Mr Jeffrey Campbell

Manager – The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF)

Mr Fabio Brescacin

President – Natura Si

Mr Peter Kenmore

Senior Advisor – Farmer Field School (FFS)

 

Mr Raffaele Maiorano

Vice-chair – Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR)

 

Ms Ashlesha Khadse

Coordinator – Amrita Bhoomi Center (ABC)

Facilitator

Mr Enrique Yeves – Director, Office for Corporate Communications (FAO)

Ms Jane Maland Cady – International Program Director, McKnight Foundation

15h30-17h00

Agroecology, Health and Nutrition

Agroecology for Inclusive Territorial Development

Mr Emile Frison

Panel Member – International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES)

Mr Hassan Roba

Pastoralist and Member – Christiansen Fund

Ms Daphne Miller

Medical Doctor – University of California San Francisco (UCSF)

Ms Nicole Yanes

Outreach Coordinator – The International Indian Treaty Council (IITC)

Mr Rajdeep Kapoor

Chef - Slow Food India Chef’s Alliance (SFCA)

Ms Bernardete Neves

Natural Resources Officer - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Mr Hervé Petit

Program officer - Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (AVSF)

Mr Salvatore Basile

Biodistricts & President – International Network of Eco-Regions (INNER)

Ms Florence Tartanac

Senior Officer – Nutrition and Food Systems Division (FAO)

Mr Gora Ndiaye

Director – Kaydara school farm (KSC)

 

Ms Andrea Elena Pizarro

Researcher – Embrapa Fisheries and Acuaqulture (Embrapa)

Facilitator

Ms Anna Lartey – Director, Nutrition and Food Systems Division (FAO)

Mr Bruno Losch - Co-director, Center for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn)

DAY CONCLUSION AND PLENARY DISCUSSION

DAY CONCLUSION AND PLENARY DISCUSSION

Plenary Hall

17h15-18h30

Plenary Discussion on a Draft “Chair Summary”

Mr Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias

Symposium chair

18h30-19h30

Poster and Video Session & Launch of Agroecology Publications

Atrium