Friday May 16, 2014

PLENARY SESSIONS 8.30-10.30
Lalibela 1 and 2

PLENARY SESSION 1: UNDERSTANDING RESILIENCE AND COPING WITH A WORLD OF SHOCKS

All session video | Plenary 1 Audience Comments and Questions (PDF)

Chair: Simon Maxwell, Senior Research Associate, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), UK

Perspectives:

Daniel Aldrich, Associate Professor and University Faculty Scholar, Purdue University, USA

Tom Arnold, Concern Worldwide’s Special Representative for Hunger and Director General, Institute of International and European Affairs, Ireland

Ashvin Dayal, Associate Vice President, Managing Director, Asia, The Rockefeller Foundation, Thailand

John Hoddinott, Deputy Director, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Lu Mai, Secretary General, China Development Research Foundation, China

Stephan B. Tanda, Member of the Managing Board, Royal DSM, Netherlands

Carolyn Y. Woo, President and CEO, Catholic Relief Services, USA

Discussion

08.30-09.30

PLENARY SESSION 2: MINISTERIAL DIALOGUE: POLICES AND INVESTMENTS TO BUILD RESILIENCE

All Session Video

Chair: Margaret Catley-Carlson, UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Water, Canadian Water Network, International Fertilizer Development Centre (IFDC), Canada

Perspectives:

Tekalign Mamo, State Minister and Minister's Advisor, Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia

Sok Silo, Deputy Secretary General, Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), Cambodia

Tahlim Sudaryanto, Assistant Minister for International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Indonesia

09.30-10.30
COFFEE/TEA BREAK 10.30-11.00
Lalibela Patio
PARALLEL SESSIONS 3: DEALING WITH SHOCKS, PART 1 11.00-12.30
Lalibela 3a, 3b, 3c

3A. VULNERABILITY AND VOLATILITY: DEALING WITH LOCAL AND NATIONAL SHOCKS

All session video

Chair: Lucy NyirendaRegional Programme Officer – East and Southern Africa, African Risk Capacity, South Africa

Panelists:

Hans Jöhr, Head of Corporate Agriculture, Nestlé, Switzerland
Vijay Mahajan, Founder and Chairman, BASIX Group, India

Mara A. Russell, Practice Manager, Gender and Resilience, Land O’Lakes, Inc., USA

Rachel Slater, Research Fellow and Head of Programme, Social Protection, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), UK

Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, Senior Research Fellow, Development Strategy and Governance Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Ethiopia

Rapporteur: Tigabu Getahun, Junior Researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany

Lalibela 3a

3B. ERRATIC WEATHER PATTERNS: DEALING WITH CLIMATE CHANGE

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: Marco Albani, Senior Expert, Sustainability and Resource Productivity, McKinsey & Company, Italy

Panelists:

Alessandro (Alex) De Pinto, Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Alisher Mirzabaev, Senior Researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany

Richard Munang, Africa Regional Climate Change Programme Coordinator, Regional Office for Africa – United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Kenya

Robert Nasi, Deputy Director General – Research, Acting Director CRP Forests Trees and Agroforestry (FTA), Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia

Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International, Italy

Rapporteur: Daniel Callo-Concha, Senior Researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany

Lalibela 3b

3C. CONFLICTS AND DISPLACEMENT: DEALING WITH HUMANITARIAN CRISES

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: Ruth Haug, Professor of Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

Panelists:

Jean-François Maystadt, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Sandrine Roussy, Disaster Risk Management Advisor, Action Contre La Faim, France

Eric Tollens, Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Division of Bioeconomics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Banak J. Dei Wal, Director General of Disaster Management, Ministry of Gender, Child, Social Welfare, Humanitarian Affairs & Disaster Management, Republic of South Sudan

Rapporteur: Willis Okumu, Junior Researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany

Lalibela 3c
LUNCH 12.30-14.00
Lalibela Patio
PARALLEL SESSIONS 3: DEALING WITH SHOCKS, PART 2 14.00-15.30
Lalibela 3a, 3b, 3c

3D. FOOD PRICE SPIKES AND FINANCIAL CRISES: DEALING WITH REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MARKET SHOCKS

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: Kym Anderson, George Gollin Professor of Economics, University of Adelaide, Australia

Panelists:

Roehlano Briones, Senior Research Fellow, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, Philippines

Maximo Torero, Director, Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Nguyen Do Anh Tuan, Deputy Director General, Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam

Rapporteur: Harriet Mugera, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Trento, Italy

Lalibela 3a

3E. EARTHQUAKES, HURRICANES, FLOODS, AND MORE: DEALING WITH NATURAL DISASTERS

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: Anita KendrickGovernance and Environment Specialist, The World Bank, Indonesia

Panelists:

A. Atiq Rahman, Executive Director, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS), Bangladesh

Alok K. Sikka, Deputy Director General (Natural Resource Management), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India

Mercedita Sombilla, Director, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment Staff, National Economic and Development Authority, Philippines

Xiaobo Zhang, Senior Research Fellow, Development Strategy and Governance Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Rapporteur: Jing Zhu, Professor and Dean, College of Economics and Management, Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU), China

Lalibela 3b

3F. HEALTH SHOCKS: DEALING WITH FOOD SAFETY, NUTRITION, AND PUBLIC HEALTH CRISES

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: John McDermott, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Panelists:

Harold Alderman, Senior Research Fellow, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Delia Grace, Program Leader, Food Safety and Zoonoses, Integrated Sciences, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Kenya
Anirudh Krishna, Professor of Public Policy and Political Science and Associate Dean for International Academic Programs, Duke University, USA

Jakob Zinsstag-Klopfenstein, Deputy Head, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland

Rapporteur: Roseline Remans, Associate Research Scientist, Agriculture and Food Security Center, Earth Institute, Columbia University, Ethiopia

Lalibela 3c
COFFEE/TEA BREAK 15.30-16.00
Lalibela Patio
PLENARY SESSIONS 16.00-18.00
Lalibela 1 and 2

PLENARY SESSION 4: REPORT BACK FROM PARALLEL SESSIONS

All session video

Chair: Patricia Malikail, Director General Africa Bureau, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, Government of Canada

Montpellier Resilience 2014 Conference:

Aurélie Botta, Researcher, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France

Parallel Sessions:

Vulnerability and Volatility: Dealing with Local and National Shocks:
Lucy NyirendaRegional Programme Officer – East and Southern Africa, African Risk Capacity, South Africa

Erratic Weather Patterns: Dealing with Climate Change:
Marco Albani, Senior Expert, Sustainability and Resource Productivity, McKinsey & Company, Italy

Conflicts and Displacement: Dealing with Humanitarian Crises:
Ruth Haug, Professor of Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

Food Price Spikes and Financial Crises: Dealing with Regional and International Market Shocks:
Kym Anderson, George Gollin Professor of Economics, University of Adelaide, Australia

Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Floods, and More: Dealing with Natural Disasters:
Anita KendrickGovernance and Environment Specialist, The World Bank, Indonesia

Health Shocks: Dealing with Food Safety, Nutrition, and Public Health Crises:
John McDermott, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

16.00-16.45

PLENARY SESSION 5: MEASURING RESILIENCE

All session video | Plenary 5 Audience Comments and Questions (PDF)

Chair: Jon Kurtz, Director of Research and Learning, Mercy Corps, USA

Perspectives:

Gero Carletto, Lead Economist, Development Research Group, The World Bank, USA

Mark Constas, Chair of the FSIN Resilience Measurement Technical Working Group and Associate Professor of Applied Economics and Management, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, USA

Derek Headey, Research Fellow, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Roseline RemansAssociate Research Scientist, Agriculture and Food Security Center, Earth Institute, Columbia University, Ethiopia

Jillian Waid, Manager, Research, Learning, and Evaluation, Helen Keller International, Bangladesh

16.45-18.00
BREAK 18.00-18.30
SIDE EVENTS 18.30-20.00
Lalibela 3a, 3b, 3c,
Awash, Simien
CULTURAL PROGRAM AND RECEPTION 20.00-22.00
Lalibela 1 and 2