Saturday May 17, 2014

Thursday May 15 | Friday May 16 | Saturday May 17
PLENARY SESSIONS 8.30-10.30
Lalibela 1 and 2

PLENARY SESSION 6: BUILDING RESILIENCE FOR VULNERABLE PEOPLE AND COMMUNITIES

All session video

Chair: Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Chief Executive Officer and Head of Mission, Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), South Africa

Keynotes:

Tim Frankenberger, President, TANGO International, USA

Haile Gebrselassie, Long-distance runner and Olympic gold medalist, Ethiopia
Bekele Geleta, Secretary General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Switzerland

Peter Little, Professor and Chair of Anthropology and Director of Emory Program in Development Studies, Department of Anthropology, Emory University, USA

Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

8.30-9.30

PLENARY SESSION 7: ADDRESSING GENDER, EXCLUSION, AND RESILIENCE

All session video | Plenary 7 Audience Comments and Questions (PDF)

Chair: Regina Birner, Chair of Social and Institutional Change in Agricultural Development, Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim, Germany

Perspectives:

Mayra Buvinic, Senior Fellow, UN Foundation, USA

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

Esther Mwaura-Muiru, Founder and Coordinator, GROOTS (Grassroots Organizations Operating Together in Sisterhood), Kenya

Sukhadeo Thorat, Professor of Economics, Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Chairman of Indian Council of Social Science Research, India

Sheri Arnott, Senior Policy Advisor, Food Assistance/Food Security, Food Programming and Management Group, World Vision International, Canada

9.30-10.30
COFFEE/TEA BREAK 10.30-11.00
Lalibela Patio
PARALLEL SESSIONS 8: BUILDING BLOCKS FOR RESILIENCE 11.00-12.30
Lalibela 3a, 3b, 3c,
Awash

8A. BUILDING RESILIENCE BY IMPROVING HEALTH, NUTRITION, AND KNOWLEDGE

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: Jeff Waage, Director, London International Development Centre, UK

Panelists:

Charlotte Dufour, Nutrition Officer, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Italy

Dyno Keatinge, Director General, AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center, Taiwan

Bonnie McClafferty, Director, Agriculture and Nutrition, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), USA

Jonathan Shrier, Special Representative for Global Food Security (acting), Office of Global Food Security, U.S. Department of State, USA

Rapporteur: Amanda Wyatt, Senior Research Assistant, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Lalibela 3a

8B. BUILDING RESILIENCE BY MAKING INSTITUTIONS MORE EFFECTIVE

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: Michael Hailu, Director, Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), Netherlands

Panelists:

Lauren Alexander Augustine, Director, Program on Risk, Resilience, and Extreme Events, and Associate Executive Director, Division on Earth and Life Studies, The National Research Council, USA
Suresh Babu, Senior Research Fellow, Partnership, Impact and Capacity Strengthening Unit, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Shaun Ferris, Director, Agriculture and Livelihoods, Catholic Relief Services, USA
Connell Foley, Director of Strategy, Advocacy, and Learning, Concern Worldwide, Ireland
Samia Zekaria Gutu, Director General, Central Statistical Agency, Ethiopia

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

Lalibela 3b

8C. BUILDING RESILIENCE BY STRENGTHENING GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: Lawrence Haddad, Senior Research Fellow, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Panelists:
Mamadou Biteye, Managing Director, Africa, The Rockefeller Foundation, Kenya
Suprayoga Hadi, Deputy Minister for the Development of Disadvantaged Regions, Indonesia

Jacqueline Mkindi, Chief Executive, Tanzania Horticultural Association, Tanzania
Girish G. Sohani, President, BAIF Development Research Foundation, India

Ming Zhu, Director of Policy Research Department of National Disaster Reduction Centre, Ministry of Civil Affairs, China

Rapporteur: Perrihan Al-Riffai, Senior Research Analyst, Development Strategy and Governance Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Lalibela 3c

8D. BUILDING RESILIENCE BY INNOVATING AND INVESTING IN AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: B.Y. Abubakar, Executive Secretary, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria, Nigeria

Panelists:

Yemi Akinbamijo, Executive Director, Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Ghana

Aden Aw HassanDirector, Social, Economic and Policy Research Program, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Jordan

Pamela Chitenhe, Regional Director for DuPont Pioneer, Africa, South Africa

Ajay Vir Jakhar, Chairman, Bharat Krishak Samaj (Farmers’ Forum India), India
Mark Rosegrant, Director, Environment and Production Technology Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Rapporteur: Tolulope Olofinbiyi, Program Manager, Director General’s Office, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Awash Salon
LUNCH 12.30-14.00
Lalibela Patio
PARALLEL SESSIONS 9: IMPROVING RESILENCE TO SHOCKS IN REGIONAL CONTEXTS 14.00-15.30
Lalibela 3a, 3b, 3c,
Awash, Simien

9A. BUILDING RESILIENCE TO DROUGHT IN THE HORN OF AFRICA

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: Wondirad Mandefro, State Minister of Agriculture, Ethiopia

Panelists:

Mohamed Abdinoor, Team Leader, Pastoralism and Livestock Programs, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Ethiopia

Luca Alinovi, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Representative in Kenya, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Kenya

John Kabayo, Coordinator, Drought Disaster Resilience and Sustainability Initiative (IDDRSI), Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Djibouti

James Oduor Okoth, CEO, National Drought Management Authority, Kenya

Paul Sherlock, Head of Development Cooperation, Irish Aid, Embassy of Ireland, Ethiopia

Rapporteur: Sarah McMullan, Research Assistant, Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Lalibela 3b

9B. BUILDING RESILIENCE TO DROUGHT AND RESOURCE SCARCITY IN THE SAHEL

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Panelists:

Lapodini Marc Atouga, Commissioner for Agriculture, Environment, and Water Resources, ECOWAS Commission, Nigeria
Hilaire Sanou on behalf of Ibrahima Dieme, Commissioner in charge of Food Security, Mines and Environment (DSAME), West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), Burkina Faso

Mahalmoudou Hamadoun, Coordinator, Regional Support Programs for Food Security, Combatting Desertification, and Population and Development, Permanent Interstates Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS), Burkina Faso
Stephan Krall, Head of Section, Agricultural Production and Resource Use, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Germany
Douglas Steinberg, Regional Director, West Africa, Helen Keller International, Senegal

Fatima Dia Sow, Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender, ECOWAS/CEDEAO Commission, Nigeria

Rapporteur: Tolulope Olofinbiyi, Program Manager, Director General’s Office, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Lalibela 3a

9C. BUILDING RESILIENCE TO FOOD INSECURITY AND CONFLICT-RELATED SHOCKS IN THE ARAB WORLD

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: Abdallah Al-Dardari, Director, Economic Development and Globalization, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), Lebanon

Panelists:
Khalida Bouzar, Director, Division of Near East, North Africa, Europe and Central Asia, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Italy
Clemens Breisinger, Senior Research Fellow, Development Strategy and Governance Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Mohamed Diab, Regional Director, Regional Bureau for the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and Eastern Europe, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Egypt
Ismahane Elouafi, Director General, International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), United Arab Emirates

Rapporteur: Perrihan Al-Riffai, Senior Research Analyst, Development Strategy and Governance Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Lalibela 3c

9D. BUILDING RESILIENCE TO NUTRITION INSECURITY AND WEATHER SHOCKS IN SOUTH ASIA

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: Purvi Mehta-Bhatt, Regional Representative, South Asia, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), India

Panelists:

Rajendra Adhikari, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Agricultural Development, Nepal
Mubarik Ali, Senior Research Fellow, Innovative Development Strategies (IDS), Pakistan
S. Mahendra Dev, Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India
Fahmida Khatun, Research Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh
D.B.T. Wijeratne, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Sri Lanka

Rapporteur: Zhenya Karelina, Freelance consultant, USA

Awash Salon

9E. BUILDING RESILIENCE TO FOOD-BORNE DISEASES AND PUBLIC HEALTH SHOCKS IN EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

All session video | Rapporteur Note

Chair: Linxiu Zhang, Professor and Deputy Director, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Panelists:

Xiangming Fang, Chair, Department of Applied Economics, China Agricultural University, China
Nguyen Viet Hung, Scientist, Food Safety and Zoonoses program, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Vietnam and Center for Public Health and Ecosystem Research (CENPHER), Hanoi School of Public Health, Vietnam
Agusdin Pulungan, President, Indonesia Farmers and Fishers Society Organisation (WAMTI), Indonesia
Gibson Susumu, Food Security Officer, Land Resources Division, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Fiji Islands

Emorn Udomkesmalee (Wasantwisut), Senior Advisor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand

Rapporteur: Chengfang Liu, Associate Professor, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Simien Salon
COFFEE/TEA BREAK 15.30-15.45
Lalibela Patio
PLENARY SESSIONS 15.45-18.30
Lalibela 1 and 2

PLENARY SESSION 10: REPORT BACK FROM PARALLEL SESSIONS

All session video

Chair: Lawrence Haddad, Senior Research Fellow, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Parallel Sessions:

Building Resilience by Improving Health, Nutrition, and Knowledge:
Jeff Waage, Director, London International Development Centre, UK

Building Resilience by Making Institutions More Effective:
Michael Hailu, Director, Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), Netherlands

Building Resilience by Strengthening Governance and Accountability:
Lawrence Haddad, Senior Research Fellow, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Building Resilience by Innovating and Investing in Agricultural Systems:
B.Y. Abubakar, Executive Secretary, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria, Nigeria

Building Resilience to Drought in the Horn of Africa:
Wondirad Mandefro, State Minister of Agriculture, Ethiopia

Building Resilience to Drought and Resource Scarcity in the Sahel:
Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Building Resilience to Food Insecurity and Conflict-Related Shocks in the Arab World:
Abdallah Al-Dardari, Director, Economic Development and Globalization, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), Lebanon

Building Resilience to Nutrition Insecurity and Weather Shocks in South Asia:
Purvi Mehta-Bhatt, Regional Representative, South Asia, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), India

Building Resilience to Food-Borne Diseases and Public Health Shocks in East Asia and the Pacific:
Linxiu Zhang, Professor and Deputy Director, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

15.45-16.25

PLENARY SESSION 11: ADDRESSING RESEARCH, ACTION, AND POLICY GAPS

All session video | Plenary 11 Audience Comments and Questions (PDF)

Chair: Rajul Pandya-Lorch, Head of the 2020 Vision Initiative and Chief of Staff, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Perspectives:

Khalid Bomba, Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency, Ethiopia
Karen Brooks, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA
Dominique Burgeon, Director, Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Italy
Dyborn Chibonga, Chief Executive Officer, National Smallholder Farmers’ Association of Malawi (NASFAM), Malawi

Sean Granville-Ross, Country Director, Mercy Corps, Uganda
Prabhu Pingali, Professor and Founding Director, Tata-Cornell Agriculture and Nutrition Initiative, Cornell University, USA
Anita Regmi, Senior Science Officer for Policy and Economics, CGIAR Consortium, France

Jaidev Shroff, Chief Executive Officer, UPL Limited, India

16.25-17.25

PLENARY SESSION 12: EMBEDDING RESILIENCE IN A POST-2015 WORLD

All session video | Plenary 12 Audience Comments and Questions (PDF)

Chair: Joachim von Braun, Director, Department of Economic and Technological Change, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany

Perspectives:

Michael Gort, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Canada to the Food and Agriculture Agencies of the U.N., Italy
Jeff Hill, Director for Policy, Bureau for Food Security, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), USA
John Kanisio, Secretary General, Food Security Council, Republic of South Sudan
Nadim Khouri, Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), Lebanon
Stefan Schmitz, Head of Division, Rural Development and Food Security, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany
Gerda Verburg, Chair, Committee on World Food Security (CFS), Italy

17.25-18.25

MOVING FORWARD

Rajul Pandya-Lorch, Head of the 2020 Vision Initiative and Chief of Staff, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA
Video

Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Video

18.25-18.30