PANELS

 

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)

9:30 am – Venue: Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee

Chair: 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

8:30 am – Venue: Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO

Chair: 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)

Lusike Wasilwa - Deputy Director of Horticulture at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (Kenya)

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

September 19th

Creating sustainable food systems in face of Climate change

8:30 amVenue: Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee

Chair: Gianluca Brunori – Professor at the Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the University of Pisa (Italy)

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)

Alison Blay-Palmer - Chair in Sustainable Food Systems at Centre for International Governance (Canada)

September 20st

Food and agriculture in an urbanized society: a multi-actor agenda

5 pm – Venue: Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee

Chair: Potira V. Preiss - Executive Coordinator of the III Conference on Agriculture and Food in an Urbanized Society (Brazil)

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

Walter Belik - Professor at Campinas State University (Brazil)

Gianluca Brunori – Professor at the Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the University of Pisa (Italy)

Chitpasong Kousonsavath – Professor at the National University of Laos (Vietnam)

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

Alvir Longhi – Family farmer of Rede Ecovida (Brazil)

Judith Hitchman - President of the International Network Urgenci - Community that Supports Agriculture (France)

Rosa Lia Barieri: Researcher of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation - Embrapa Temperate Climate (Embrapa)

Guido Santini – Technical Adviser to the Food Program for the Cities of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - FAO (Italy)

September 21st

Food security and sovereignty: challenges to nurture the world

8:30 am – Venue: Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO

Chair: 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)