As part of the Rio+20 activities, CGIAR and the ARDD consortium organised the Agriculture and Rural Development Day, on June 18 2012, in the Sul America Convention Center (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).
Here is the event programme:
|9.00||Introduction (Facilitator: Samantha Wade)
Film: How to feed the world in 2050: actions in a changing climate
|9.10||Framing the issues: Agriculture’s Journey From Durban to Rio+ and beyond
|9.40||How Agriculture will Address the Rio+20 Challenges?
Chair: Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Chief Executive Officer and Head of Diplomatic Mission, Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN)
|10.30||Can Agriculture Rise to the Global Challenges?
Izabella Vieira Teixeira, Minister of Environment, Brazil
|10.45||Introduction to the Learning Events|
|11.30||Parallel Learning Events: Integration and action for sustainable landscapes and livelihoods
(Choice of one out of 13 learning events, each one 1.5 hours)
Science for a Food Secure Future
|13.00||Lunch and networking|
|14.30||Science and technology: Brazilian Agriculture and Embrapa
Pedro Antonio Arraes Pereira, President of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa)
|14.45||Responding to the global challenges for a food secure future
Frank Rijsberman, CEO of the CGIAR Consortium
|16.30||Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Chief Executive Officer and Head of Diplomatic Mission, Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) introduces:
Science for the people: the climate justice approach
|17.15||Taking messages from the day forward to Rio+20 and beyond
Synthesis of messages: Ann Tutwiler, Deputy Director General, Food andAgriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Panel response: Carl Hausmann, Vice Chair, CGIAR Consortium Board; Pedro Antonio Arraes Pereira, President of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa)
|18.00||Closing and Reception|