Agriculture Advantage 2.0 at COP24 | Closing session: Stepping up food systems transformation under a changing climate

The different sessions of Agriculture Advantage 2.0 highlight opportunities and emerging examples of transformative actions in food systems, in response to climate change. The closing session will present key messages which emerged from the different sessions, and also discuss additional issues which are crucial for transformation, including synergies with actions to improve public health, actions which focus on demand and consumption, gender and youth dimensions, the role of subsidies, and fisheries and aquaculture opportunities.

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Tentative program

Speaker

Agenda

Duration

Bruce Campbell, Director, CCAFSWelcome, objectives of the event series, outline of the session

10 mins

Session 1: The missing links to drive paradigm shifts in food systems

Moderator: Mi Nguyen, Deputy Permanent Representative of Canada to the FAO

Sam Bickersteth, Executive Director, Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary HealthClimate change, agriculture, and public health, realising synergies

10 mins

Bee Wilson, Food journalist and Author (TBC)Towards sustainable consumption pathways

10 mins

Sophia Huyer, Gender and Social Inclusion Leader, CCAFS (TBC)How can a food systems transformation empower women and youth?

10 mins

Martien van Nieuwkoop, Director, Global Agriculture Practice, World BankLeveraging agricultural subsidies for a food systems transformation

10 mins

Michael Philips, Director of the Aquaculture and Genetic Improvement, WorldFish (TBC)Role of fisheries and aquaculture for a food systems transformation

10 mins

Moderated Q&A and discussion

30 mins

Coffee break

30 mins

Session 2: Realising a food systems transformation: What next?

Moderator: Bruce Campbell, Director, CCAFS

Bruce Campbell, Director, CCAFSSetting the scene

10 mins

Jacques Wery, DDG-Research, ICARDAScaling up next generation technologies to tackle the climate challenges in agriculture

10 mins

Victoria Hatton, Senior Policy Analyst, International Policy Division, Ministry for Primary Industries, New ZealandScaling up enabling policies for food systems transformation

10 mins

Ilaria Firmian, Environment and Climate Knowledge Officer, IFADInvesting in climate action in agriculture: what next?

10 mins

Ishmael Sunga,  CEO, SACAURecarbonizing the earth’s soil

10 mins

Janie Rioux, Senior Specialist, Agriculture, GCF (TBC)Financing a food systems transformation: Opportunities for action

10 mins

Moderated Q&A and discussion

30 mins

Bruce Campbell, Director, CCAFSClosing remarks

10 mins

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This event is part of the Agriculture Advantage 2.0 event series at COP24, a collaborative effort of more than 15 organizations with the mission to transform agricultural development in the face of climate change. Click here to see the series of events at COP24.