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Second International Symposium on Agroecology

Agenda

5th April – Thursday

Scaling Up Agroecology

MORNING

PARTNERSHIP FOR SCALING-UP AGROECOLOGY INITIATIVE
TRANSFORMING FOOD AND AGRICULTURE IN SUPPORT OF THE SDGS

PARTNERSHIP FOR SCALING-UP AGROECOLOGY INITIATIVE</br>TRANSFORMING FOOD AND AGRICULTURE IN SUPPORT OF THE SDGS

Plenary Hall

09h00-09h30

Joint presentation by FAO and UN Partners of the Scaling up initiative

 

Mr Hans Dreyer

Director AGP – Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Ms Stephanie Hochstetter

Director, Rome-based Agencies and Committee on World Food Security – World Food Program (WFP)

 

Mr Paul Winters

Associate Vice-President – International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Mr David Cooper

Deputy Executive Secretary – Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

 

Ms Mette Løyche Wilkie

Director, Ecosystems Division – United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Ms Phemo Karen Kgomotso

Technical Advisor for Ecosystems and Biodiversity – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Facilitator

Ms Barbara Gemmill-Herren - Senior Associate – World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

09h30-11h00

Multistakeholder Dialogue and Engagement

 

Ms Ann Tutwiler

Director General – Bioversity International (BI)

Ms María Noel Salgado

Coordinator South Cone Region – Movimiento Agroecológico de América Latina y el Caribe (MAELA)

 

Mr Dennis Garrity

Distinguished Senior Fellow – World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

Mr Dino Scanavino

President  – Confederazione Italiana Agricoltori (CIA) (TBC)

 

Mr Emile Frison

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

Ms Peggy Miars

President – IFOAM – Organics International

 

Mr Mohamed Bakarr

Senior Environmental Specialist - Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Mr Philippe Mauguin

President – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)

 

Mr Daniel Moss

Executive Director – AgroEcology Fund

Ms Bongiwe N. Njobe

Chair - Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR)

 

Mr Leonard Mizzi

Head of Unit – Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development

Ms Veerle Vandeweerd

Policy Director – Global Science Technology and Innovation Conferences Series (G-STIC) (TBC)

 

Mr Gabriele Giulietti

Commercial Director – Banca Etica (BE) (TBC)

Ms Beatrice Ayuru

Founder – Lira Integrated School

 

Mr Andrea Baldoni

Coordinator Agri-food Desk – Mediocredito Italiano (MCI) (TBC)

Mr Michele Pisante

Deputy Institutional Relationships – Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l’analisi dell’economia agraria (CREA) (TBC)

 

Mr Gao Shangbin

Vice Director – Rural Energy & Environment Agency, Ministry of Agriculture (MOA)

 

Facilitator

Mr Roberto Ridolfli – Special Adviser on Strategy and Financing Development (FAO)

11h00-12h00

Plenary Discussion with Perspectives from the Floor

Mr Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias

Symposium chair

 

12h00-14h00

Break & Side Event organized by Agroecology Fund

Iraq Room

AFTERNOON

HIGH LEVEL SEGMENT

HIGH LEVEL SEGMENT

Plenary Hall

14h00-14h30

Plenary Synthesis and Way Forward - Scaling Up Agroecology Initiative and Draft “Chair Summary”

Mr Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias

Symposium chair

14h30-16h45

High Level Panel on the Future of Agroecology

 

H.E. Paula Francisco Coelho

Minister for Environment - Angola

 

H.E. Batio Bassiere

Minister for Environment, Climate change and Green Economy – Burkina Faso

 

H.E. Luis Felipe Arauz Cavallini

Minister for Agriculture and Livestock – Costa Rica
Video message

 

H.E. Stéphane Travert

Minister for Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry – France

 

H.E. Katalin Tóth

Deputy State Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture - Hungary

 

H.E. Niu Dun

Ambassador, Permanent Representative - China

 

H.E. Mohammad Hossein Emadi

Ambassador, Permanent Representative - Iran

H.E. Silvano Maria Tomasi

Archbishop – Holy See

Facilitator

Mr Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias – Symposium chair

16h45-17h00

Closing remarks

Mr José Graziano da SilvaDirector-General – Food and Agriculture Organizatoin (FAO)