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28 September 2021

Food Systems for New Realities – Agri4D 2021 Conference: Registration Open!

Welcome to the online conference Agri4D 28-30 September. The Conference is 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).

African vegetable market, Assomada, Santiago Island, Cape Verde

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.

The event will be moderated by Matthew Fielding, Senior Advisor to SIANI.

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.

For more information please visit the conference website!

Preliminary programme for Agri4D

8.30: The conference platform opens /mingle

9.00:  Opening of the conference – Maria Knutson Wedel, Vice-Chancellor at SLU and Janine Alm Ericson, Sweden´s State Secretary to Minister for International Development Cooperation Per Olsson Fridh

Plenary Keynote 1 – Ana Maria Loboguererro, CIAT

Plenary Keynote 2 – Rhoda Mofya- Mukuka, FAO

10.10: Exhibition time

Break/mingle

10.30: Parallel sessions

Topic 1 – Justice in Food Governance

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

Break/mingle

11.30: Parallell sessions

Topic 1 – Justice in Food Governance

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

12. 10: Lunch

12.50: Poster session

Topic 1 – Justice in Food Governance

Break/mingle

13.40: Parallell sessions

Topic 1 – Justice in Food Governance

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

Break/mingle

14.30: Topic 1 and 2: Summing up of Day 1

15.00: End of Day 1

Day 2, 29 September

Please note:  All time slots displayed in the conference programme are in Central European Summer Time (CEST) / UTC+2.

8.30: The conference platform opens /mingle

9.00:  Welcome to Day 2

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

Plenary Keynote 4 – Stephen Muchiri, Eastern African Farmers Federation

Plenary Keynote 5 – Shirley Tarawali, ILRI

10.10: Exhibition time

Break/mingle

10.30: Parallel sessions

Topic 3 – Agroecology

Topic 4 – Closing the Loop – Making Food Systems Circular

Break/mingle

11.30: Parallell sessions

Topic 3 – Agroecology

Topic 4 – Closing the Loop – Making Food Systems Circular

12.10: Lunch

12.50: Poster session

Topic 3 – Agroecology

Break/mingle

13.40: Parallell sessions

Topic 3 – Agroecology

Topic 4 – Closing the Loop – Making Food Systems Circular

Break/mingle

14.30: Topic 3 and 4: Summing up of Day 2

15.00 End of Day 2

Day 3, 30 September

Please note:  All time slots displayed in the conference programme are in Central European Summer Time (CEST) / UTC+2.

8.30: The conference platform opens /mingle

9.00:  Welcome to Day 3

Plenary Keynote 6 – Line Gordon, SRC

Plenary Keynote 7 – Kola Masha, Babban Gona

Plenary Keynote 8 – Tafadzwa Mabhaudhi, University of KwaZulu Natal

10.10: Exhibition time

Break/mingle

10.30: Parallel sessions

Topic 5 – Innovation & Innovative Approaches

Topic 6 – Build Resilience to Vulnerabilities, Shocks and Stress

Break/mingle

11.30: Paralell sessions

Topic 5 – Innovation & Innovative Approaches

Topic 6 – Build Resilience to Vulnerabilities, Shocks and Stress

12.10: Lunch

12.50: Poster sessions

Topic 5 – Innovation & Innovative Approaches

Topic 6 – Build Resilience to Vulnerabilities, Shocks and Stress

Break/mingle

13.40: Parallell sessions

Topic 5 – Innovation & Innovative Approaches

Topic 6 – Build Resilience to Vulnerabilities, Shocks and Stress

Break/mingle

14.30: Topic 5 and 6: Summing up of Day 3

15.00: Concluding reflections

Plenary Keynote 9: Kerstin Jonsson Cissé, Sida

Plenary Keynote 10: Ylva Hillbur, SLU

15.30: Conference ends

 

Times

Från 28 september 2021 vid 09:00 till 30 september 2021 vid 15:30

Venue

Online

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Contact Agri4D:
Event coordinator: Alin Kadfak
E-mail: agri4d@slu.se