Program – Friday, February 11

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Friday, February 11

Knowledge Fair Discussion Groups 7:15-8:15
Various Rooms
PLENARY SESSION 8:30-10:00
Shah Jehan Hall
Panel Discussion: Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health: Where Are We Now, Where Are We Headed, and Where Do We Want to Be? 8:30-9:25
Chair: Jaspreet Kindra, Journalist, Focal Point for Climate Change and Food Security, IRIN News, South Africa

Perspectives from

Francesco Branca, Director, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization (WHO), Switzerland

David Nabarro, Special Representative on Food Security and Nutrition, United Nations, Switzerland

Per Pinstrup-Andersen, H.E. Babcock Professor of Food, Nutrition and Public Policy, Cornell University, USA

Keynote Addresses 9:25-10:00
Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health: How Are They Linked?
John Hoddinott, Deputy Director, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Patterns of Agricultural Growth and Links with Nutrition
C.H. Hanumantha Rao, Honorary Professor, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, and Former Member, Planning Commission, India

Global Scenarios of Diet Change: Implications for Agriculture and Nutrition

Mark Rosegrant, Director, Environment and Production Technology Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Video Message
Hans Rosling, Professor, Institutionen för Folkhälsovetenskap (PHS), Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Coffee and tea break // Knowledge Fair 10:00-10:30
Rani Bagh
PARALLEL SESSIONS 1 10:30-12:00
1A. Enhancing Nutrition Along the Value Chain
1B. Learning from Program Interventions
1C. Addressing Agriculture-Associated Diseases
1A. Enhancing Nutrition Along the Value Chain

10:30-12:00
Jehangir Hall
Chair: Boitshepo "Bibi" Giyose, Senior Food and Nutrition Security Advisor, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Secretariat, South Africa

Overview: Corinna Hawkes, Consultant, Food and Nutrition Policy (France), and Visiting Fellow, Centre for Food Policy, City University, UK

Perspectives from

Academia: Barbara Underwood, Retired, Adjunct Professor of Nutrition, Columbia University, USA

Development Agency: Ken Davies, Coordinator, Purchase for Progress (P4P), United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Italy

Regional Organization: Marc Van Ameringen, Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Switzerland

Research: Stephen Hall, Director General, The WorldFish Center, Malaysia

Rapporteur: Jessica Fanzo, Senior Scientist, Bioversity International, Italy

1B. Learning from Program Interventions

10:30-12:00
Mumtaz Mahal
Chair: Emmy Simmons, Former Assistant Administrator, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), USA

Perspectives from

Homestead Food Production and Nutrition Education
Victoria Quinn, Senior Vice President, Programs, Helen Keller International (HKI), USA

Homegrown School Feeding
Milton Rondó Filho, General Coordinator, International Actions Against Hunger, Ministry of External Relations, Brazil

Realigning Agriculture to Integrate Nutrition (RAIN) Project
Tom Arnold, Chief Executive Officer, Concern Worldwide, Ireland

Role of Animal Source Foods: ENAM Experience in Ghana
Grace Marquis, Associate Professor, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Canada

Rapporteur: Roseline Remans, Associate Research Scientist, The Earth Institute, Columbia University, USA

1C. Addressing Agriculture-Associated Diseases

10:30-12:00
Roshanara Hall
Chair: Suwit Wibulpolprasert, Senior Advisor on Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand

Overview: John McDermott, Deputy Director General of Research, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Kenya

Perspectives on

Environment: Dominique Charron, Program Leader, Ecosystems and Human Health Program, International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada

Public health: K. Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India, India

Policy: Kabba Joiner, Former Director, West African Health Organization (WAHO), Burkina Faso

Rapporteur: Purvi Mehta-Bhatt, Head, Capacity Strengthening Unit, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Kenya

Lunch // Knowledge Fair 12:00-13:00
Rani Bagh
PARALLEL SESSIONS 2 13:00-14:30
2A. Cutting Health Risks Along the Value Chain
2B. Learning from Country Case Studies
2C. Learning from Evaluations
2A. Cutting Health Risks Along the Value Chain

13:00-14:30
Roshanara Hall
Chair: Maximo Torero, Director, Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, and Director, Latin America, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Video Presentation on Avian Flu

Overview: Pippa Chenevix Trench, Research Fellow, Market, Trade, and Institutions Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Perspectives on

Health Risks Related to Agriculture and Markets
Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge, UK

Certification Schemes
Bhushana Karandikar, Agribusiness Strategist, Mahagrapes, India

Incentives to Develop Consumer Demand for Quality Food: Supply Perspectives
Apollo O. Owuor, Agronomy Manager, Kenya Horticultural Exporters Ltd, Kenya

Rapporteur: Danielle Nierenberg, Senior Researcher, The Worldwatch Institute, and Co-project Director, Nourishing the Planet, USA

2B. Learning from Country Case Studies

13:00-14:30
Mumtaz Mahal
Chair: David Beckmann, President, Bread for the World, USA

Overview: Derek Headey, Research Fellow, Development Strategy and Governance Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Ethiopia

Perspectives from

Brazil: Beatriz da Silveira Pinheiro, Director General, Strategic Studies and Capacity Strengthening, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA), Brazil

Ghana: Anna Lartey, Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana and President-Elect, International Union of Nutritional Sciences (2009-2013), Ghana

India: S. Mahendra Dev, Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), India

Rapporteur: Brenda Shenute Namugumya, Program Officer and Public Nutrition Specialist, Regional Centre for Quality of Health Care, Uganda

2C. Learning from Evaluations

13:00-14:30
Jehangir Hall
Chair: Michael Anderson, Director General, Policy and Global Issues, Department for International Development (DFID), UK

Perspectives on

HarvestPlus- Orange Flesh Sweet Potatoes
Daniel Gilligan, Senior Research Fellow, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

KickStart- Treadle Pumps in Africa
Lora Iannotti, Assistant Professor, Institute of Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis, USA

WorldVision Programs
Kioko Munyao, Team Leader, Integrated Technical Services, World Vision Canada, Canada

Evidence on Links in the Causal Chain
Marie Gaarder, Global Deputy Director, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), India

Agricultural Research- Extending Evaluations to Include Nutrition and Health Outcomes
Derek Byerlee, Chair, Standing Panel on Impact Assessment, CGIAR, Australia

Rapporteur: Lynn Brown, Acting Chief, Food Security and Safety Nets, Policy Planning, and Strategy Division, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Italy

Coffee and tea break // Knowledge Fair 14:30-15:00
Rani Bagh
PLENARY SESSION 15:00-17:30
Shah Jehan Hall
Report Back from Parallel Sessions 1 & 2 15:00-15:40
Chair: Joseph John Otim, Senior Presidential Advisor, Government of Uganda, Uganda

Parallel Sessions:
Enhancing Nutrition Along the Value Chain: Boitshepo “Bibi” Giyose, Senior Food and Nutrition Security Advisor, The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Secretariat, South Africa

Cutting Health Risks Along the Value Chain: Maximo Torero, Director, Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, and Director, Latin America, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Addressing Agriculture-Associated Diseases: Suwit Wibulpolprasert, Senior Advisor on Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
Learning from Country Case Studies: David Beckmann, President, Bread for the World, USA

Learning from Program Interventions: Emmy Simmons, Former Assistant Administrator, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), USA

Learning from Evaluations: Michael Anderson, Director General for Research, Policy, and Global Issues, Department for International Development (DFID), UK

Panel Discussion: Prioritizing and Scaling Up Interventions for the Most Optimal Agricultural, Nutrition, and Health Outcomes

15:40-16:40
Chair: Stuart Gillespie, Senior Research Fellow, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Switzerland

Perspectives from

Kevin Farrell, Special Envoy for Hunger, Ireland

Lawrence Haddad, Director, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, and Chair, Development Studies Association of the UK and Ireland (DSA), UK

M. G. Venkatesh Mannar, President, Micronutrient Initiative, Canada

Jay Naidoo, Chair, Board of Directors and Partnership Council, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), and Founder, J&J Group Development Trust, South Africa

Meera Shekar, Lead Health and Nutrition Specialist, Health, Nutrition and Population, Human Development Network, The World Bank, USA

Panel Discussion: Innovative Approaches and Initiatives for Better Linking Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health

16:40-17:40
Chair: Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), India

Perspectives from

Hans Jöhr, Corporate Head of Agriculture, Nestlé, Switzerland

Hans-Joachim Preuss, Managing Director, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), Germany

Ursula Schaefer-Preuss, Vice President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Philippines

Sheila Sisulu, Deputy Executive Director for Hunger Solutions, Office of the Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Italy

Ajay Vashee, President, Zambia National Farmers Union, Zambia

Jeff Waage, Director, London International Development Centre, and Chair, Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health, UK

Side Events 17:40-19:00
Various Rooms
Dinner Event 19:00
Shah Jehan Hall

Keynote Addresses

Inger Andersen, Vice President, Sustainable Development, The World Bank, and Chair, CGIAR Fund Council

Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India

Video Messages

Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate in Literature, Nigeria

Indra Nooyi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo, USA