Renowned academics, experts, government representatives, international institutions, and social movement leaders will take part in the panels. The goal is to reflect and debate different views on theories, practices, and processes related to sustainable and resilient agrifood systems, contributing to the articulation and construction of a new agenda of research, studies, and actions. The activities will take place in the morning between 8h30am and 11h30am in the amphitheatre of UFRGS, with simultaneous translation.

September 17th

The contribution of agriculture and food to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Sérgio Schneider - General Coordination III Conference Agriculture and Food in an Urbanizing Society (Brazil)

Elizabeth Mpofu - General Coordinator of Via Campesina International (Zimbabwe)

Patrick Caron - President of the High Level Panel of Experts from Committee of World Food Security (France)

Jamie Morrison - Strategic Programme Leader of Food Systems Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (Italy)

September 18th

The  multiple dimensions of food consumption: diets, politics and governance

Lilian dos Santos Rahal - National Secretary of Food and Nutrition Security (Brazil)

Carlos Monteiro - University of São Paulo (Brazil)

Judith Hitchman - President of Urgenci Internacional (France)

Victor W. Wasike - Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition (Kenya)

Michael S. Carolan - Colorado State University (United States)

September 19th

Creating sustainable food systems in face of Climate change

Maria Caridad Cruz - Coordinator of the Sustainable Local Development Program of the Antonio Núñez Jiménez Foundation (Cuba)

Irene Cardoso - Federal University of Viçosa (Brazil)

Arilson Favareto - Federal University of ABC (Brazil)

Allison Blay Palmer - Chair of Centre for International Governance and Innovation (Canada)

September 21st

Food security and sovereignty: challenges to nurture the world

Daniel Balaban - Director and Representative in Brazil of the United Nations World Food Program (Brazil)

Hannah Wittman - Academic Director Center for Sustainable Food Systems at the University of British Columbia (Canada)

Luz Stella Alvarez Castaño - University of Antioquia (Colombia)

Gloria Sammartino - Professor of Food Sovereignty at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Elisabetta Recine - National Council for Food and Nutrition Security (Brazil)