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Food Systems for New Realities - Agri4D 2021

Welcome to the online conference Agri4D 28-30 September

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Organised by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and the Swedish International Agriculture Network Initiative (SIANI), with support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). 

 

 

 

Welcome to the online conference Agri4D 28-30 September

To progress towards sustainable and just food systems, Agri4D will bring together researchers, policy makers and practitioners to engage actively with the challenges of food systems with a focus on low-income contexts in a globalised world.

The conference aims to be a platform to take stock of the current knowledge frontier, connect science to policymaking and practice, and spark new collaborations.

Registration to Agri4D

The Agri4D 2021 conference will take place on the Coeo digital platform. There is no registration fee to attend but registration is required in order to get log-in access to the Coeo digital platform.

 

Preliminary programme for Agri4D

Programme day 1

Day 1

8.30: Opening of the conference/mingle

9.00: Introduction – Vice-Chancellor Maria Knutson Wedel and Janine Alm Ericson, State Secretary

9.30: Plenary Keynote 1 – Ana Maria Loboguererro, CIAT

9.50: Plenary Keynote 2 – TBD

10.10: Break

10.30: Parallel sessions

Topic 1 – Justice in Food Governance

Topic 2 – Towards Improved Food and Nutrition Security from Smallholder-inclusive Food Systems

11.10: Break/mingle

11.30: Panel session 1

12.10: Lunch

12.40: Poster session/mingle

13.30: Break/mingle

13.50: Panel session 2

14.30: Break/mingle

14.50: Summing up

15.20: Conference ends

Programme day 2

Day 2

8.30: Opening of the conference/mingle

9.00: Introduction – Welcome to Day 2

9.05: Plenary Keynote 3 – Martien van Nieuwkoop, World Bank, Agriculture Global Practice

9.25: Plenary Keynote 4 – Stephen Muchiri, Eastern African Farmers Federation

9.45: Plenary Keynote 5 – Shirley Tarawali, ILRI

10.05: Break/mingle

10.30: Parallel sessions

Topic 3 – Agroecology

Topic 4 – Closing the Loop – Making Food Systems Circular

11.10: Break/mingle

11.30: Panel session 1

12.10: Lunch

12.40: Poster session/mingle

13.30: Break/mingle

13.50: Panel session 2

14.30: Break/mingle

14.50: Summing up

15.20: Conference ends

Programme day 3

Day 3

8.30: Opening of the conference/mingle

9.00: Introduction – Welcome to Day 2

9.05: Plenary Keynote 6 – Line Gordon, SRC

9.25: Plenary Keynote 7 – Kola Masha, Babban Gona

9.45: Plenary Keynote 8 – Tafadzwa Mabhaudhi, University of KwaZulu Natal

10.05: Break/mingle

10.30: Parallel sessions

Topic 5 – Innovation & Innovative Approaches

Topic 6 – Build Resilience to Vulnerabilities, Shocks and Stress

11.10: Break/mingle

11.30: Panel session 1

12.10: Lunch

12.40: Poster session/mingle

13.30: Break/mingle

13.50: Panel session 2

14.30: Break/mingle

14.50: Summing up

15.20: Conference ends

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Topics

With the ongoing pandemic, the conference will be held online enabling a wide international participation creating a great potential for open and dynamic conversations. We divide the three days conference into six topics. Find out more about the topics forming the Agri4D-conference. 

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About Agri4D

To progress towards sustainable and just food systems, Agri4D will bring together researchers, policy makers and practitioners to engage actively with the challenges of food systems. The conference aims to be a platform to take stock of the current knowledge frontier, connect science to policymaking and practice, and spark new collaborations.

Published: 21 June 2021 - Page editor: agnes.bondesson@slu.se
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