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Programme_ of FAO

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FAO Headquarters, Rome 12-13 October 2009
Hafez Ghanem - Assistant Director-GeneralEconomic and Social Development, FAO
Monday, 12 October
08.30 – 12.00
 Turkish Registration Centre09.30 – 10.00
Welcome Address
 Jacques Diouf - Director-General, FAO10.00 – 10.30
Keynote Address
 Alain de Janvry - Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics,University of California at Berkeley10.45 – 12.30
Panel 1 - Global Agriculture towards 2050: The Outlook for Foodand Agriculture in a Dynamically Changing Economic andDemographic Environment Presenter
Josef Schmidhuber - Senior Economist, FAO
Javier Blas, Correspondent, The Financial Times
Csaba Csaki, Professor Economics, Corvinius UniversityKwanchai A. Gomez, Director, The Asia Rice Foundation
Michiel Keyzer, Director, Centre for World Food StudiesHomi Kharas, Senior Fellow, Brookings InstitutionKitty Smith, Administrator, ERS/USDA
14.30 – 16.00
Panel 2 - Available Resources (land, water, genetics), limits andchallenges from climate change and new demands (bioenergy) Presenter
Cary Fowler - Executive Director, Global Crop Diversity Trust
Marcela Villareal, Director Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division, FAO
Emile Frison, Director General, Bioversity InternationalHerman Kumara, Secretary General, World Forum of Fisher PeopleHosny El Lakany, Adjunct Professor, Forest Resources ManagementDepartment, University of British ColumbiaBalgis Osman-Elasha, Senior Researcher, Higher Council for Environment &Natural ResourcesLuigi Sampaolo, Vice President Climate Change and Environmental Policy, ENI16.15 - 17.30
Panel 3 - The technology challenge: Increasing productivity andprotecting the environment Presenter
Shivaji Pandey - Director, Plant Production and Protection Division, FAO
Robert Paarlberg - Professor of Political Science at Wellesley College
Markus Arbenz, Executive Director, International Federation of OrganicAgriculture MovementsElisabeth Gauffin,
Vice-President, International
Agricultural ProducersEstrella Penunia, Secretary General, Asian Farmers’ Association forSustainable DevelopmentMariam Rahmanian, Executive Director, Center for Sustainable Developmentand EnvironmentMike Robinson, Chief Scientific Advisor, Syngenta Foundation18.00 – 20.00
 - Atrium, FAO Ground Floor

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