CFS 46 Side Events

Monday 14 October 13.00-14.30

Red Room

SE023 Beacons of Hope in a Turbulent World: The Building Evidence for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems Transformations

Global Alliance for the Future of Food; Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development; UN Environment; FAO; Zambia; Federal Office for Agriculture. Switzerland; World Wildlife Fund International (WWF); Hivos

 

Iran Room

SE125 Strengthening Smallholder Food Systems. Productive Alliances - Scalable Solutions

World Bank Group - Agriculture Global Practice, Latin America and Caribbean Region; FAO; Norway; Norwegian Church Aid

 

Iraq Room

SE062 Reducing Post-Harvest Losses in Agriculture: A Ceres2030 perspective: Combining a cost model and evidence synthesis to determine effective interventions to reduce post-harvest losses

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD); Cornell University; International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Germany Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ); Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)

 

Lebanon Room

SE054 Moving toward Integrated Food Policies: Reviewing lessons learnt from Europe and Brazil, and assessing emerging opportunities in Africa and the USA

International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food); Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA); Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS); Brazil

 

Philippines Room

SE082 Fighting hunger between rights and inequalities: Too many left behind! How can human rights be used to reduce inequalities and overcome discrimination for achieving food security and nutrition for all?

CFS Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples' Mechanism (CSM)

Monday 14 October 18.00-19.30

Red Room

SE120 Treasures of the oceans and inland waters - ensuring food security and nourishing nations: Gaining and sharing knowledge in the Decade of Action on Nutrition. From healthy waters to healthy people.

Global Action Network - Sustainable Food from the Oceans and Inland Waters for Food Security and Nutrition; Norway; Finland; Ireland; Institutes of Marine Research - Ireland and Norway; WorldFish (CGIAR); UN Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN); UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR); FAO; World Bank Youth2Youth; Joint Programming Initiative Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans (JPI Oceans); The Nordic Food Policy Lab; International Collective in Support of Fish Workers (ICSF)

 

Green Room

SE066 Innovation and Agroecology: A Path to Sustainability: Are innovation and agroecology capable of working hand-in-hand?

International Agri Food Network; Maizall; Global Farmer Network; Farming First; Argentina

 

Iran Room

SE100 Stopping and reversing the trends in food crises: The Global Network Against Food Crises as game changer to respond to immediate needs while building resilient agri-food systems for long-lasting solutions to food crises

FAO; WFP; European Union (EU)

 

Iraq Room

SE022 Business and Nutrition Success: nutrition outcomes via smart investments in farms and agribusinesses: Support policies and programs to increase profits and impact nutrition for better food systems

World Bank Group; Global Alliance for Imrpoved Nutrition (GAIN); FAO; IFAD; Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA); International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)/Bioversity; Democratic Republic of Congo

 

Lebanon Room

SE042 Road Testing Healthy Diets: Perspectives from the Global South: Examining the Global South's role in sustainable food system transformation with insights from the EAT Lancet report and WEF's Food Systems Dialogues

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); International Potato Center (CIP); HarvestPlus; International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH); International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI); Hivos

 

Philippines Room

SE079 Urban Food Agenda. How can we bridge the local-national-global governance gap?

FAO; World Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CEMAS); Milan Urban Food Policy Pact

Tuesday 15 October 8.30-10.00

Red Room

SE122 Information & Predictive Analytics 4 Innovation in Food Security and Agriculture: Partnering to enhance access to research and open data for Development and to harness the power of predictive analytics for food security monitoring

FAO; WFP; Nielsen; Chinese Academy Of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS); Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA); Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

 

Iran Room

SE053 Leveraging technological innovation to address malnutrition: the key to achieve SDG 2: How can multistakeholder partnerships be leveraged to create innovative solutions to address all forms of malnutrition and achieve SDG 2?

Colombia; WFP

 

Iraq Room

SE114 Food Systems & Nutrition Guidelines: Proposed Pathways by the Private Sector and Civil Society: Perspectives and proposals by civil society and the private sector on how to reshape food systems to ensure sustainable and healthy diets

CFS Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples' Mechanism (CSM); CFS Private Sector Mechanism (PSM)

 

Lebanon Room

SE029 Closing the hunger gap through improved seed access - Latest developments in policy and practice: Showcasing how SMEs can sustainably deliver quality seed locally/regionally within specific agroecological zones

Self Help Africa; Vita; International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD); Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

 

Philippines Room

SE126 How the VGGT have changed rural women’s lives: Key strategies and innovations towards gender equality

FAO; Global Land Tool Network (GLTN); Cadasta Foundation; Land Portal Foundation;

Tuesday 15 October 13.00-14.30

Red Room

SE127 Informed Decision Making on Arab food security within the context of climate change: Monitoring food security in the Arab region and the development and application of region-specific climate datasets, models to assess food security at regional and national levels

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA); Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD); Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD)

Green Room

SE059 Putting food security and nutrition at the heart of climate action. Climate change, food security and nutrition: a key nexus for a sustainable future

FAO; IFAD; WFP; New Zealand

 

Iran Room

SE137 The contribution of Biodiversity Mainstreaming and a Nutrient Focused Approach to Sustainable Diets: Cross-sectoral policies and innovative approaches that support healthy diets and accelerate the progress on SDG2

FAO; Bioversity International; International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT); Initiative for Food and Nutrition Security in Africa (IFNA) Secretariat; African Union Development Agency – New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD); Japan International Cooperation Agency

 

Iraq Room

SE068 Transforming Our Food System: Scaling Up Action for Improved Nutrition

CFS Private Sector Mechanism (PSM); Nestle; Danone; Nuffield International; 4H International; Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

 

Lebanon Room

SE044 Partnering for impact: a research and development response to SDG2: CGIAR and FAO partnership in agricultural research and development for sustainable food and nutrition security and improved livelihoods

CGIAR; FAO

 

Philippines Room

SE072 Agroecology and Healthy Diets: why we need agroecology for human and planetary health: Win-win solutions to link agroecology, food systems and nutritiously appropriate diets

Swiss Agency for Developpement and Cooperation (SDC); Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL); Scaling Up Nutrition Movemement (SUN)

Tuesday 15 October 14.30-15.00

Sheikh Zayed Centre

SE113 LAUNCH: “Fifteen years implementing the Right to Food Guidelines - Reviewing progress to achieve the 2030 Agenda”

Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID); FAO"

Tuesday 15 October 18.00-19.30

Red Room

SE018 Maximising the impact of the Nutrition for Growth Summit in Japan in 2020: What more can be done to transform our failing food system?

Department for International Development (DFID), UK; FAO; Global Panel; Netherlands; Japan; UN Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN)

 

Green Room

SE069 Youth for World Food Day: Feeding the world by investing in the future

I4NATURE; 4H International; International Agri-Food Network (IAFN); Youth Ag Summit; Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD); Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network (CSAYN); Nuffield International

 

Iran Room

SE076 The RBA partnership to strengthen resilience for food security, nutrition and gender equality: Joint Rome-based Agencies’ and partners’ impact in operationalizing resilience in DRC, Niger and Somalia along the humanitarian-development nexus

Canada; FAO; IFAD; WFP

 

Iraq Room

SE086 Re-thinking and Re-shaping Food Systems through Agroecology: CFS policy convergence on Agroecology and Food Systems & Nutrition as the key opportunity to chart the transition to a truly sustainable future

CFS Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples' Mechanism (CSM)

 

Lebanon Room

SE128 Private and public sector contributions to food system transformation for improved nutrition: Multi-stakeholder actions for sustainable food systems - How coordinated analysis and investments can scale up nutrition in Africa

WFP; IFAD; World Benchmarking Alliance

 

Philippines Room

SE131 Enhancing Food Security through Innovation in Sustainable Livestock Systems: Presentation and discussion of innovative multistakeholder actions and examples of good practices

Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL); International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI); FAO; IFAD

Thursday 17 October 8.30-10.00

Red Room

SE134 Responsible Land Investment for Sustainable Food Systems: Taking stock of lessons from pilots, partnerships and multi-stakeholder platforms with governments, CSOs and business to implement the VGGT

Department for International Development (DFID) LEGEND (Land: Enhancing governance for Economic Development) programme, UK; FAO; CFS Private Sector Mechanism (PSM); Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ); International Land Coalition (ILC); Natural Resources Institute (NRI), University of Greenwich, UK

 

Iran Room

SE084 The impact of extractivism on women’s right to food and the struggle for a just transition: Addressing root causes of violence against women and the way ahead for concrete solutions towards the achievement of the 2030 Agenda

CFS Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples' Mechanism (CSM)

 

Iraq Room

SE094 Strengthening Agricultural Innovation Systems for Family Farming: Multi-stakeholder processes to develop capacities to innovate for food and nutrition security

FAO; World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO); European Union (EU); Tropical Agricultural Platform; University of Evora, Portugal

 

Lebanon Room

SE015 The Food Security Standard – Addressing the Right to Food in Sustainability Standards and Certification Opportunities and Challenges

Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Germany (BMEL); World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF); Welthungerhilfe; Center for Development Research of the University of Bonn. Germany

 

Philippines Room

SE124 Telling Stories of People-Centered Land Governance to Drive Change: Great storytelling can inspire changes to land policies & normative frameworks and how these link to the sustainable development agenda.

George Washington University; Planet Forward; International Land Coalition (ILC); World Rural Forum; IFAD

Thursday 17 October 13.00-14.30

Red Room

SE132 What data supports family farming? How data and information systems can empower family farmers, advance goals of the UNDFF and guide better policy

FAO; International Land Coalition (ILC); IFAD; France; AgriCord; Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD); AgriCord

 

Green Room

SE008 Reaching the SDGs through School Feeding - going beyond the plate: School meals go far beyond the plate of food - they are investment in human capital and equal opportunities and a way to tackle learning crisis

Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland; Finnish National Agency for Education; Ministry of Education, Ethiopia; WFP; Global Affairs, Canada; Jamix Oy

 

Iran Room

SE020 Farmers driven innovation to boost food systems transformation toward global sustainable development: Innovative ways of involving farmers in research and policy debates

World Farmers' Organisation (WFO); Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation (GFAR)

 

Iraq Room

SE063 Using the Right to Food to build Public Policies for Sustainable Food Systems and Nutrition: What support is expected from the CFS, the RBAs and other specialized UN agencies?

Friends of Right to Food (Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Norway, Spain, South Africa, Switzerland and Portugal)

 

Lebanon Room

SE013 Agroforestry, an agro-ecological pathway for SDG2: A multistakeholder event to discuss ways to scale-up agroforestry

CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry; Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative; Vi Agroforestry

 

Philippines Room

SE036 Climate finance's role in food security: How can the Green Climate Fund unlock transformation?: What support can GCF and other donors provide to agriculture sector to increased resilience of food security in developing countries

Green Climate Fund

Thursday 17 October 14.30-15.00

Sheikh Zayed Centre

SE064 LAUNCH: Investing in smallholder and family farmers: Taking GAFSP to 2030

Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP), Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany (BMZ)

 

 

Thursday 17 October 18.00-19.30

Red Room

SE060 Growing Young Agripreneurs: How can the next generation of agri-businesses support the transition to sustainable agriculture?

Swiss FAO Committee; Swedish FAO Committee; FAO; IFAD; Agripreneurship Alliance; Thought for Food; CFS Private Sector Mechanism (PSM); Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD)

 

Iran Room

SE129 Antimicrobial resistance: everyone’s concern from farm to fork: How can farmers, governments and international organizations work together to reduce the risks of AMR to achieve global food security?

FAO; WHO; World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE); World Farmers`Organisation (WFO), Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Norway; Norwegian Farmers` Union

 

Iraq Room

SE135 Investing in schools for sustainable nutrition impact: Using schools to transform food systems and promote double duty actions for improved nutrition

United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN); UN Network (UNN) Secretariat; WFP Centre of Excellencest Hunger; FAO; Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC)

 

Mexico Room

SE067 Partnering for Change: Multistakeholder Partnerships and CFS

CFS Private Sector Mechanism (PSM); Rabobank; European Union (EU); Syngenta

 

Philippines Room

SE130 Tackling obesity: Triple-win policies for healthy and sustainable food environments. Food systems are threatening human and planetary health. What are the win-win solutions?

World Obesity Federation; Ministry of Health, Brazil; Gehl urban design consultancy; United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF)

 

 

Friday 18 October 8.30-10.00

Green Room

SE136 Gender Equality & Malnutrition Transformation: approaches to addressing causes & improved nutrition: Three new perspectives: relationship between gender equality and food; gender-transformative approaches to nutrition; and scaling up

World Vision; Women Deliver; FAO; IFAD; WFP; European Union (EU); SDG 2 Advocacy Hub

 

Iran Room

SE133 Pastoral mobility and working animal welfare in a changing landscape: Why policies should support adaptive initiatives to facilitate mobility, resource access and animal welfare

FAO; The Donkey Sanctuary; World Horse Welfare

 

Iraq Room

SE083 The future of food and the visions of the youth: “We don't inherit land from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children” (Native American Saying)

CFS Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples' Mechanism (CSM)

 

Lebanon Room

SE040 International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture: Discuss and achieve a consensus on the mandate, organization, ToR, Rules of Procedure and position in the global governance architecture

FAO; IFAD; WFP; World Bank; African Development Bank (AfDB); Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation(CTA); Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Germany (BMEL); Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

 

Philippines Room

SE090 The Migration Pulse:Monitoring hunger and displacement by giving a voice to affected populations using advanced digital technologies

WFP; International Organization for Migration (IOM)

 

 

Friday 18 October 13.00-14.30

Green Room

SE123 Naming food: The intrinsic relation between indigenous food systems, traditional knowledge and language diversity

FAO; Indonesia; UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII); Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP); United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

 

Iran Room

SE138 How to support an Agroecological Transition that sustains food security in developing countries? Challenges to scale up efficiently agroecological transition, the role of the public policies and methodologies to assess its impact.

FAO; Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD); Agence Française de Développement( (AFD); France

 

Iraq Room

SE026 Transparency in Agrifood Supply Chains and an Ethical and Sustainable Business Approach to Workforce: Applying transparent business practices and norms respecting human rights in the agrifood business can lead to safer and more quality products

United Kingdom Embassy, Rome; International Organisation for Migration (IOM); Milan Centre for Food Law and Policy

 

Lebanon Room

SE095 Triple nexus approach: Humanitarian response, Rural development, and Peace Building: A joint nexus experience to improve food security and nutrition of vulnerable groups; Migrants, host communities, victims and FARC Ex combatants

FAO; IFAD; WFP

 

Philippines Room

SE121 The many lenses to SDG2: Joining forces to increase Food Availability, Affordability & Accessibility: Identifying priority actions through diverse voices to accelerate progress towards SDG2

SDG2 Advocacy Hub; World Vision; FAO; DSM; European Union (EU)