Side-Events: July 05, 2021


9:00 – 10:30 CEST (15:00 – 16:30 GMT+8)
Science and Sustainable Food Systems in Southeast Asia – Challenges and Ways Forward
Convened by the International Life Sciences Institute Southeast Asia Region (ILSI SEA Region), the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI), the Academy of Food and Nutrition-Indonesia Academy of Sciences (AIPG-AIPI) and the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)

11:00 – 12:30 CEST
Science, Technology and Innovation For Food Systems Transformation. The role of nuclear and related technologies
Convened by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Joint FAO/IAEA Centre of Nuclear Technologies in Food and Agriculture; Institution is National Agricultural and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI), Laos; Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), Uganda; Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA), Bangladesh; Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Lesotho

13:00 – 14:30 CEST (13:00 – 14:30 GMT+2)
Transformative Sustainable Agri-food systems for sustainable diets with traditional plants
Convened by Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden; National Center for Scientific and Technological Research (CNRST), Burkina Faso; IITA, Nigeria; University of Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD), Senegal; Centre for Rural Development (SLE), Germany

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13:00 – 15:00 CEST (7:00 – 9:00 EDT / GMT-4)
Global Food Systems Governance – The Role of Food Science and Technology
Convened by International Union of Food Science and Technology, International Academy of Food Science and Technology, the National Scientific Adhering Bodies and Regional Groups, the Disciplinary Groups, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Rural Outreach Africa, United Nations International Development Organization (UNIDO), Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR)

14:00 – 15:30 CEST
The importance of plant genetic resources in the context of Indigenous Peoples’ Food Systems: the role of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Convened by The Global-Hub on Indigenous Peoples’ Food Systems, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Secretariat of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture; United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), Gaia Amazonas, the Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty, Arramat; Fund for the Development of Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean (FILAC); Inuit Circumpolar Council; University of Greenwich; University of Cambridge; Ekta Parishad, Norway

14:00 – 15:30 CEST
Capacity development for agriculture innovation systems: lessons learned and future action of the Tropical Agriculture Platform partnership
Convened by Tropical Agriculture Platform Secretariat, Research and Extension Unit, Office of Innovation, FAO; African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services, (AFAAS), Uganda; Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions, (APAARI), Thailand; Commission for Sustainable Agriculture Intensification (CoSAI)

15:00 – 16:30 CEST
(21:00 – 22:30 China Time, 18:30 – 20:00 India Time)
Transforming Food Systems in Emerging Economies
Convened by Academy of Food Economics and Policy, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China, China Center for Agricultural Policy, Beijing University, Beijing China, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India, INSPER, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

15:00 – 16:30 CEST
Learnings from country-level pathways to the global food policy debate
Convened by Food System Economics Commission (FSEC), Food, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Land-Use, and Energy (FABLE) Consortium, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).
Indian Institute for Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), FABLE Mexico: Conservación del Territorio Insular Mexicano A.C. (ISLA), Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública (INSP), Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Universidad de California y CIDE (UCSD – CIDE), Universidad de Guadalajara (UdG), China Agricultural University, FABLE South Africa, members of Stellenbosch University

16:00 – 17:00 CEST
Accelerating Innovation for Food Systems Transformation with National and Regional Impact
Convened by World Economic Forum, Innovation Lever (WEF); Eat Better Wa’ik, Guatemala

16:00 – 18:30 CEST (14:00 – 16:30 GMT)
Malabo Montpellier Forum – Connecting the dots: Policy innovations for food systems transformation in Africa
Convened by AKADEMIYA2063 – The Malabo Montpellier Panel, African Union Commission, Imperial College London, Center for Development Research at the University of Bonn