Committee on World Food Security
 

Agenda

Monday, 12 September 2011

08.30 – 11.00

Registration (Turkish Registration Center)

09.30 – 10.00

Welcome
Ann Tutwiler
Deputy Director-General Knowledge

10.00 – 10.15

Introduction to the CFS
Kostas Stamoulis
CFS Secretary, FAO

10.15 – 12.30

Session 1: Food security in the broader economic contexts

Moderator: William Martin, Research Manager, World Bank
Presenter
: Pietro Gennari, Director, Statistics Division, FAO
Panelists
:
• Calogero Carletto, Senior Economist, World Bank
• Eileen Kennedy, Dean, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
• Prakash Shetty, Professor of Public Health Nutrition, University of Southampton
• Anne Swindale, M&E Advisor, USAID Bureau for Food Security

14.30 – 17.30

Session 2: Gauging food deprivation: Key indicators, scope, limits and needs to improve existing metrics

 

Moderator: Hafez Ghanem, Assistant Director-General, FAO
Presenter: Carlo Cafiero, Economist, Statistics Division, FAO
Panelists
:
• Stephan Klasen, Professor of Development Economics, University of Göttingen
• Loganadan Naiken, Former Chief of the Statistical Analysis Service, FAO
• Benjamin Senauer, Professor of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota
• Doris Wiesmann, Independent Consultant

Reception (Aventino Room, 8th floor)

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

9.30 – 12.30

Session 3: Capacity development and the fundamental role of countries in providing data for evidence based policy making

 

Moderator: Daniel Gustafson, Director, FAO Liaison Office for North America
Presenter: Luca Russo, Senior Economist, Agricultural Development Economics Division, FAO
Panelists:
• Emma Ala-Fabian, Chief, Income and Employment Statistics Division, National Statistics Office, Philippines
• Mlemba Abassy Kamwe, Senior Statistician, Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics
• Arif Husain, Deputy Chief, Food Security Analysis Service, World Food Programme
• Shahla Shapouri, Agricultural Economist, USDA/ERS

14.30 – 16.30

Session 4: Measuring Hunger: What is required for policy-making?

 

Moderator: Ousmane Badiane, Africa Director, International Food Policy Research Institute
Presenter: J.V. Meenakshi, Professor, Delhi School of Economics
Panelists:
• Dyaa Abdou, Senior Food Security and Agricultural Policy Advisor, FAO Regional Office for the Near East
• Paulo Januzzi, National Secretary for Evaluation and Information Management, Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger, Brazil
• Salima Sultana, Director, Agriculture Wing, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
• Marti van Liere, Senior Manager, Global Health Partnerships, Unilever

12 September

10:15 – 12:30 - Session 1
Food security in the broader economic contexts

14:30 – 17:30 - Session 2
Gauging food deprivation: Key indicators, scope, limits and needs to improve existing metrics

13 September

9:30 – 12:30 - Session 3
Capacity development and the fundamental role of countries in providing data for evidence based policy making

14:30 – 16:30 - Session 4
Measuring Hunger: What is required for policy-making?