Programme

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Monday 24 October

Morning Session

08.00  – 09.00 hrs

Registration

09.30  – 10.30 hrs

Opening session, setting the scene - Keynote speakers

  • Welcome by the chair of the Executive Committee – Prof. Dr. Rudy Rabbinge
  • Wageningen UR– Prof. Dr. Martin Kropff – Rector Magnificus
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation – Dr. Hans Hoogeveen – director general
  • World Bank – Dr.  Jürgen Vögele - director of the Agriculture and Rural Development Department
  • Food and Agriculture Organization – Dr.  Peter Holmgren
  • South African Minister of Agriculture – Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson

10.30 – 11.00 hrs

Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.30 hrs

Plenary Contributions

  •  Keynote speaker 1: Sir John Beddington - Chief Scientific Officer UK
  • Keynote speaker 2: Ms Lindiwe Sibanda – CEO of FANRPAN
  •  Keynote speaker 3:  Prof. Dr. Martin Kropff – Wageningen UR - Introduction to the themes

12.30 – 14.00 hrs

Lunch

Afternoon session

14.00 – 17.30 hrs

Working group session 1

Theme 1: “Sustainable intensification and climate smart solutions - enhancing food production while reducing greenhouse gas emissions”

Theme 2: “Overcoming the barriers to climate-smart agriculture”

Theme 3: “Managing volatility and risks – technical and social-economic options for climate-smart risk management”

Sub-theme 1a: “Balancing yield and ecological potential for sustainable production: Soil, water, nutrient and livestock management”

 

Paul Kiepe (CGIAR)

Robert Zougmoré (CGIAR)

Tony Simons (ICRAF)

Lijbert Brussaard (Wagenigen UR)

Sub-theme 2a: “Assessing institutions to support adoption of climate smart agricultural practices”

 

Leslie Lipper (FAO)

Peter Oosterveer (Wageningen UR)

Sub-theme 3a: “ Climate risk management in agriculture”

 

 

Natascha Grist (CDKN)

Fulco Ludwig (Wageningen UR)

Evening Program

1800 – 21.30

Conference dinner

 
 

 

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

 

Morning Session

09.00 – 9.30 hrs Plenary

Reporting from the three working groups

 

9.30 – 11.00 hrs Plenary Contributions

 

·         Keynote speaker 4: Dr. Bruce Campbell - CCAFS Director

·         Keynote speaker 5: Dr. John Ingram - NERC Food Security Leader

·         Keynote speaker 6: Dr. William Moomaw – The Fletcher School

11.00 – 12.00 hrs

Working group session 2

Theme 1: “Sustainable intensification and climate smart solutions - enhancing food production while reducing greenhouse gas emissions”

Theme 2: “Overcoming the barriers to climate-smart agriculture”

Theme 3: “Managing volatility and risks – technical and social-economic options for climate-smart risk management”

Sub-theme 1b: “Breeding for a 2030 world”

 

Tanguy Lafarge (CIRAD)

Martin van Ittersum (Wageningen UR)

Sub-theme 2b: “Greenhouse gas foot printing: promise or peril?”

 

Chair: Cecile de Klein (Invermay Agricultural Centre, New Zealand)

Jac Meijs (Wageningen UR)

Peter Kuikman (Wageningen UR)

Sub-theme 3b: “Integrated feed-food-energy systems”

 

Anne Bogdanski (FAO)

Prem Bindraban (ISRIC)

12.00 – 13.30 hrs

Lunch

Afternoon Session

13.30 – 17.00 hrs

Continuation Working group session 2

Sub-theme 1b: “Breeding for a 2030 world”

 

Sub-theme 2b: “Greenhouse gas foot printing: promise or peril?”

 

Sub-theme 3b: “Integrated feed-food-energy systems”

 

Evening Program

17.30 – 19.00 hrs

Drinks, posters and premiere of film by John Liu

 

Wednesday, 26 October

 

Morning Session

09.00 –9.30 hrs

Plenary Session

Reporting from 3 working groups

9.30 – 10.00 hrs

·         Keynote speaker 7: Mr. Namanga Ngongi– Director AGRA

10.00 – 10.30

Presentation of draft declaration

10.30 - 11.00hrs

Coffee break

11.00  – 12.00 hrs

Working groups: 3 (mixed) parallel sessions

Working group A

 

Discussion on draft declaration

 

 

 

Working group B

 

Discussion on draft declaration

 

 

 

Working group C

 

Discussion on draft

declaration

 

 

12.00 – 1400 hrs

Lunch

Afternoon Session

14.00 – 16.00 hrs

Plenary Session

Presentation of declaration

 

Reflection of Panel : Focussing on the future milestones

Discussion

 

16.00 hrs

Closure of the meeting

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