CFS 43 Side Events: Abstracts, Photos and Summaries

Monday 17 October 2016

Lunchtime 13.00 - 14.30

1 Adopting African Orphan Crops to Enhance Food Security, Nutrition and Safety

Organizers: NEPAD, ICRAF, BGI, WWF, FAO, MARS Incorporated, Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, Liberia


13 Increasing the impact of CFS products through national multistakeholder committees

Organizers: National Council on Food and Nutritional Security of Brazil, Swiss National Committee for FAO


38 Strengthening Capacities in Food Security and Nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean – looking at the past to build the future

Organizers: WFP, Guatemala, GRULACG 2


30 Connecting Indigenous Food Systems to markets: the Maori Experience in New Zealand

Organizers: New Zealand, FAO


51 Policies for Effective Rural Transformation, Agricultural and Food System Transition

Organizers: FAO, IFAD, Globor Donor Platform for Rural Development, World Bank

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Morning 8.30 - 10.00

46 Urban food policies and their role in sustainable food systems

IPES-Food, UNESCO Chair on World Food Systems, Ivory Coast, FAO, IUFN


60 Livestock As A Key Driver For Sustainable Agricultural Development



21 Improving agribusiness and access to markets of smallholder farmers

FAO, South Africa, University of the Free State


34 Ensuring nutritious diets in a climate constrained world

Brazil, Costa Rica, UNSCN, University of Copenhagen



Lunchtime 13.00 - 14.30 

14 How to reduce food loss and waste while better connecting smallholders to markets.

Brazil, Italy, Costa Rica, FAO, Civil Society Mechanism representative, CFS Private Sector Mechanism


66 Financing for food security and nutrition to achieve the SDGs

USAID, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany (BMZ), Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS)


12 Building the base of land governance evidence: frameworks and lessons learned from project, country and global-level monitoring and evaluation efforts

IFAD, UN Habitat/GLTN, World Bank, MCC, Global Donor WG on Land


68 Investing in food safety for equitable and sustainable development

Food Safety and Quality Unit, FAO, Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses, WHO


22 Stop those pests!

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, Australia, Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention


Afternoon 14.30 - 15.00

50 GAFSP Missing Middle Initiative Launch event

Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP)


Evening 18.00 - 19.30

58 Contributing to the CFS monitoring mechanism

Civil Society Mechanism (CSM) Working Group on Monitoring


4 Data for policy and investment decisions

CAPMAS Egypt, IFPRI, FAO, Bank of Italy


7 The Role of Livestock in Sustainable Agriculture; Delivering for People, Animals and Planet

Senegal, Kenya, FAO, University of Winchester, The Brooke


28 Transforming food systems for healthier diets

A4NH, FAO, Global Panel, HarvestPlus, Nourishing Millions

Wednesday 19 October 2016

Morning 8.30 - 10.00

17 Low use of antimicrobials and healthy and productive animals – a possible equation?

Swedish Univ Ag Sci (SLU), Swedish Int. Ag Network Init (SIANI), Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation


15 Human rights, food security and nutrition and small-scale fisheries

FAO, UN OHCHR, IFAD, IPC Fisheries Working Group


45 Land, gender and food security: the rule of law as an enabler

The International Development Law Organization (IDLO), Italian Mission to the International Organizations in Rome


37 Urban Food Security in an Urbanising World: Lessons from Singapore

Singapore, Duxton Asset Management

Afternoon 14.30 - 15.00

75 Official Launch of the FAO Umbrella Programme “Supporting Responsible Investments in Agriculture and Food Systems”



Evening 18.30 - 19.30

63 Grasscutters, clinics and spider plants

Bioversity International, FAO, Canada, Scaling Up Nutrition Movement, World Vision International


5 Ideas showcase: Investments to advance the SDGs

Private Sector Mechanism (PSM)


53 Increasing Food Security Through Transparency in Land Governance

Asian Farmers Association (AFA) and the Land Portal Foundation


10 Empowering Women to End Hunger

Network for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, FAO, IFAD, WFP and UN Women

Thursday 20 October 2016

Morning 8.30 - 10.00

26 Who will and how will we feed humanity?

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Quaker United Nations Office


32 Carpe Diem! Addressing THE nexus – water, energy, food & ecosystems –for #ZeroHunger in Africa

African Union, Global Water Partnership (GWP), International Water Management Institute


36 Introducing “Good Nutrition: Perspectives for the 21st Century” – Food for thought and a call to act

Sight and Life and DSM


56 Contributing to the future priorities of the CFS

Civil Society Mechanism (CSM)


72 Partnerships for sustainable livestock development

Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock & Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP)



Lunchtime 13.00 - 14.30 

31 Sowing the seeds of nutrition through nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems

The German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture and FAO (ESN)


3 Benefits from adopting new technologies - research, innovation and networks for better food security, nutrition and agricultural productivity

Finland, University of Helsinki, LUKE, FFD, ISF and TAHA


61 Connecting family farmers to institutional markets

Brazil, FAO, WFP, IPC-IG – International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth


23 The challenges of monitoring hunger and food insecurity in the context of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), UK-DFID, EU, FAO Statistics Division


44 Food losses and waste in the context of metropolitan food and nutrition security

Postharvest Network, Wageningen UR, CCAFS, Ministry of Economic Affairs Netherlands, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Netherlands, FAO


Evening 18.00 - 19.30 

18 Global analysis of food crises: a mechanism to inform planning and resource allocation decisions and enhance food crises response coordination

FAO, WFP, European Commission Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development


39 Genetic diversity for food security and nutrition

Slow Food, NEPAD and FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture


55 Conflicts of Interest in Food security and Nutrition Policies: Which way forward for the CFS?

Civil Society Mechanism (CSM)


25 Tenure Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals

Strathclyde University, Edinburgh University, IIED, FAO LEGN



Friday 21 October 2016


Lunchtime 13.00 - 14.30

67 Ending Hunger: what would it cost?

IISD, IFPRI, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


48 Cooperatives: Promoting inclusive rural-urban linkages for sustainable food systems



69 Agricultural Transformation Pathways Towards the SDGs

France, Uruguay, IDDRI and Rothamsted Research, Millennium Institute


8 Sustainable Dairy Goals

Global Dairy Platform, International Dairy Federation, International Livestock Research Institute


41 The Future of Food: Towards Sustainable Food Systems

Food for Soul and International Trade Centre (ITC)