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Committee on World Food Security
(31st Session)

Rome, 23 - 26 May 2005

SPECIAL EVENTS

1. Impact of Climate Change and of Pests and Diseases on Food Security and Poverty Reduction

2. Impact of Conflicts and Governance on Food Security and FAO’s role and adaptation for achieving the MDGs

3. Green Revolution in Africa

 


 

1. Impact of Climate Change and of Pests and Diseases on Food Security and Poverty Reduction

Organizer: Mr. Killmann (FOP) and Mr. Pingali (ESA)
Venue
: Green Room (1st Floor Building A)
Date
: 23 May 2005, 14.30-17.30 hours

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Presenters/Invitees:
His Excellency Amadou Toumani Touré, President of the Republic of Mali,
His Excellency Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the Republic of Algeria,
The Honourable Habib Sy, Senior Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Senegal, on behalf of the President of the Republic of Senegal,
The Honourable Kipruto Arap Kirwa, Minister for Agriculture of Kenya,
The Honourable Tomas Mandlate, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development of the Republic of Mozambique, representing His Excellency the President of Mozambique,
Mr. Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General of World Meteorological Organization,
His Excellency Almaz N. Khamzayev, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Mr. Salem El-Lozi, Director-General of the Arab Organization for Agriculture Development

Technical Panel:
Dr Hans R Herren, President, Millennium Institute
Mr Philippe Vialatte, Directorate General for Development, European Commission
Mr Wulf Killmann,Chairperson of the IDWG on climate change;
Mr Samuel Jutzi, Director,
Animal Production & Health Division, FAO
Mr Prabhu Pingali, Director, Agriculture and Development Economics Division, FAO;
Mr Parvis Koohafkan, Rural Development Division, FAO;
Mr Niek van der Graaff, Plant Production and Protection Division, FAO;

 

 

2. Impact of Conflicts and Governance on Food Security and FAO’s role and adaptation for achieving the MDGs

Organizer: Ms Egal (ESN)
Venue
: Green Room (1st Floor Building A)
Date
: 24 May 2005, 9.30-12.30 hours

Presenters/Invitees:
The Honourable Jean Ping, President of the 59 session of the UN General Assembly,
The Honourable Hor Nam Hong, Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia,
The Honourable Angela Thoko Didiza, Minister for Agriculture of South Africa

Tentative Agenda:
Provisional Programme
Programme Provisoire
Programa Provisional

Background Papers:
Linking conflict and development: A challenge for the MDG process
Conflits et développement: un défi pour la réalisation des Objectifs du Millénaire
El vínculo entre los conflictos y el desarrollo: un reto para el proceso de los ODM

FAO and the challenge of the Millennium Development Goals - The way ahead
La FAO et le défi des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement: La voie à suivre
La FAO y el desafío de los objetivos de desarrollo del Milenio: El camino por recorrer

Link to FAO MDG website:
http://www.fao.org/mdg/

 

 

3. Green Revolution in Africa

Organizer: Mr Leihner (SDR)
Venue
: Green Room (1st Floor Building A)
Date
: 24 May 2005, 15.00-18.00 hours

Presenters/Invitees:
The Honourable Absalom Themba Dlamini, Prime Minister of Swaziland,
The Honourable Mtiti Fakudze, Minister for Agriculture of Swaziland,
Ms. Rosebud Kurwijila, Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture of the Africa Union

Technical Panel:
Mr Monty Jones, Executive Secretary, FARA
Mr Paco Sereme, Executive Secretary, CORAF/WECARD
Mr Wilberforce Kisamba-Mugerwa, Director, ISNAR
Mr Mahmoud Solh, Director, Plant Production & Protection Division, FAO
Mr Samuel Jutzi, Director, Animal Production & Health Division, FAO
Mr Prabhu Pingali, Director, Agricultural & Development Economics Division, FAO

Tentative Agenda:
Provisional Programme
Programme provisoire

Background Paper:
Green Revolution in Africa

 

 
Previous Sessions (available on this website):  CFS 30; CFS 29; CFS 29; CFS 28; CFS 27; CFS 26; CFS 25; CFS 24

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