SYMPOSIA

 

The Symposia contemplated a wide range of discussions on agriculture and food. In all, 20 symposiums have happen during the Conference (5 a day). Half of the activities were promoted directly by the organization III AgUrb and the others by partner institutions.

September 17th

Food policies to sustainable systems and responsible consumption

1:30 pmVenue: Great Hall (A)

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

Private and corporate practices towards sustainable food systems

1:30 pmVenue: Ipê Room – Cultural Center (B)

Organization: Organizing Committee

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Chair: Walter Belik - Professor at the University of Campinas (Brazil)

Julia Guivant - Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Gianluca Brunori - Pisa University (Italy)

Yanfeng Zhou - Business School, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou (China)

Assessing Urban Food Policies: integrating methodological approaches

1:30 pm – Venue: Architecture College Amphitheater (E)

Organization: Italian Urban Agriculture Network

Chair: Giampiero Mazzocchi - Università La Sapienza/Università del Molise (Italy)

Morgane Retière - University of São Paulo / Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint Denis (France)

Lya Cynthia Porto De Oliveira - Getulio Vargas Foundation / School of Business Administration of São Paulo (Brazil)

Nicolas Bricas - Agricultural Research Centre for International Development - CIRAD (France)

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BioEconomy, Circular Economy and sustainable agri-food systems

1:30 pm – Venue: Room II – Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee in partnership with the +Cotton Project of the Latin American and Caribbean Office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO

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Chair: Adriana Gregolin - Food and Agriculture Organization, Latin America and Caribbean Office

Terry Marsden - Sustainable Place Institute, Cardiff University (United Kingdom)

Loic Sauvée - Director de Pesquisas científicas da Unilasalle (France)

Márcio Portocarrero - Brazilian Association of Cotton Producers CEO - ABRAPA (Brazil)

Traditional and artisanal food for sustainable agro-food systems: norms, advances and perspectives in debate

1:30 pm – Venue: Jacarandá Room – Cultural Center (B)

Organization: Studies and Research Group of Family Agriculture and Rural Development of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – GEPAD / UFRGS and Brazilian Agriculture, Livestock and Supply Ministry (MAPA, Brazil)

Chair: Fabiana Thomé da Cruz - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Antonio Augusto Santos - Family farmer and representative of the Slow Food Movement Brazil (Brazil)

Claire Lamine - French National Institute for Agricultural Research/ INRA (France)

Rodrigo Lopes de Almeida - Federal Agricultural Tax Auditor of the Division of Promotion of Artisan Production of the Brazilian Agriculture, Livestock and Supply Ministry - MAPA (Brazil)

Vanessa Schottz - Program for Socio-productive Inclusion with Food Safety (Brazil)

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September 18th

Challenges and opportunities in governing the complexity of the global food systems

1:30 pm – Venue: Great Hall (A)

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

The multiple functions of urban agriculture

1:30 pm – Venue: Room II Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee

Chair: Marcos José de Abreu - Councilman at the City Hall of Florianópolis (Brazil)

Heloisa Costa - Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Javier Alejandro Couretot – Agricultural Engineer of the Municipality of Rosario in the Agriculture Program (Argentina)

Guido Santini - Technical coordinator of the Food for the Cities Programme , Food and Agriculture Organization/ FAO (Italy)

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Sustainable food production systems: how to feed the world in 2050?

1:30 pm – Venue: Architecture College Amphitheater (E)

Organization: Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation – EMBRAPA, Faculty of Agronomy and Center for Studies and Research in Agribusiness – CEPAN, Federal University of Rio Grande Sul – UFRGS

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Chair: Valter Bianchini - Food and Agriculture Organization (Brazil)

Rosanna Leggiadro - Cooperative Program for the Agroalimentary and Agroindustrial Technological Development of the Southern Cone - PROCISUR (Uruguay)

Paulo Cesar de Faccio Carvalho - Agronomy Faculty from Federal University of Rio Grande Sul (Brazil)

João Flávio Veloso Silva - Researcher at the Brazilian Company of Agricultural Research on vegetable production – EMBRAPA (Brazil)

Perspectives for the mapping of food deserts in Brazil

1:30 pm – Venue: Ipê Room – Cultural Center (B)

Organization: Ministry of Social Development – MDS

Chair: Maria Del Mar Delgado - Professor at the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Policy – Cordoba University (Spain)

Carmem Priscila Bocchi – Coordinator-General for Monitoring Food and Nutrition Security Actions at the Ministry of Social Development (Brazil)

Paulo César Castro Júnior – Professor at the State University of Rio de Janeiro and Oswaldo Cruz Foundation - Brazil

Dalia Mattioni – consultant of the Food Systems Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - FAO (Italy)

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Linking rural producers and urban consumers in a changing global food system: a comparison in the Global South

 1:30 pm – Venue: Jacarandá Room – Cultural Center (B)

Organization: French Agricultural Research Center at the International Cooperation Center in Agronomic Research for Development – CIRAD (France)

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Chair: Patrick Carron - French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (France)

Stéphane Guéneau - French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development, Unb and UFMA (France)

September 19th

The contribution of peasants and Family farming to food security

1:30 pm – Venue: Room II – Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee

 Food socio-biodiversity: integrating cultures and environments

1:30 pm – Venue: Jacarandá Room- Cultural Center (B)

Organization: Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition

Food systems and inequality gaps: how to end all forms of malnutrition?

1:30 pm – Venue: Great Hall (A)

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

Chair: Albaneide Maria Lima Peixinho - Director of Nutrition from Centre of Excellence against Hunger (Brazil)

Santiago Franco - Cacique of the Village Yvy Poty, Mbyá Guarani (Brazil)

Marc Wegerif - Human Economy Programme, University of Pretoria (South Africa)

Suzi Barletto Cavalli – Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil)

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Solidarity Cooperativism and Family Farming: Latin America experience

1:30 pm – Venue: Ipê Room – Cultural Center (B)

Organization: National Union of Cooperatives of Family Agriculture and Solidarity Economy – UNICAFES.

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Chair: Gervásio Plucinski - Regional President of the National Union of Cooperatives of Family Agriculture and Solidarity Economy - UNICAFES (Brazil).

Vanderley Ziger - Union of Cooperatives of Family Farming and Solidarity Economy President (Brazil)

Alair Ferreira de Freitas - Federal University of Viçosa (Brazil)

Cledir Magri - Cresol Confederation (Brazil)

Lautaro Viscay - Mercosur (Uruguay)

Agroecological Food Systems in Metropolitan Regions

1:30 pm – Venue: Architecture College Amphitheater (E)

Organization: Partnership between Metropolitan Urban Agriculture Arrangement of the RMBH (AMAU), Urban Network of Agroecology (Metropolitan RUA), National Collective of Urban Agriculture (CNAU), Sub-secretariat for Food and Nutrition Security of Belo Horizonte City Council- SUSAN / PBH, AUÊ! / UFMG – Urban Agriculture and City Food Platform / ICLEI / RUAF.

Chair: André Biazoti - National Collective of Urban Agriculture (Brazil)

Patricia Marra Sepe - City Hall of São Paulo (Brazil)

Rodrigo Perpétuo - International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (Brazil)

Darklane Rodrigues Dias - Subsecretariat for Food and Nutrition Security of the City Hall of Belo Horizonte (Brazil)

Daniela Adil - SUSAN / Belo Horizonte City Hall and AUÊ! / UFMG (Brazil)

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September 21st

The contribution of Agroecology to resilient food systems

1:30 pmVenue: Great Hall (A)

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

 

Transgenic, agrochemicals and food risks

1:30 pm – Venue: Jacarandá Room – Cultural Center (B)

Organization: Organizing Committee and Group of Studies in Collective Health – GESC of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (Brazil)

Warning nutritional front of package labeling: a necessary action for the guarantee of healthy and adequate diets

1:30 pm – Venue: Architecture College Amphitheater (E)

Organization: Brazilian Institute of Consumer Protection – IDEC and Ministry of Health

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Chair: Elisabetta Recine - University of Brasília and National Council of Food Security and Nutrition - Consea (Brazil)

Michele Lessa - Health Ministry (Brazil)

Gastón Ares - Professor of the Department of Science and Technology of Food of the School of Chemistry of the University of the Republic of Uruguay (Uruguay)

Ana Paula Bortoletto - Brazilian Institute of Consumer Protection - Idec (Brazil)

The contributions of Gastronomy to new relations between production and consumption

1:30 pm – Venue: Room II – Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee

Chair: Teresa Corção - Maniva Institute (Brazil)

Rita Lobo - Chef, creator of the Panelinha and presenter of TV (Brazil)

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BioEconomy Value chains – Latin American experiences

1:30 pm – Venue: Ipê Room – Cultural Center (B)

Organization: Organizing Committee in partnership with the +Cotton Project of the Latin American and Caribbean Office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO

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Chair: Alisson Nascimento dos Reis - Project analyst from South-South Trilateral Cooperation, Brazilian Agency Cooperation - ABC/MRE (Brazil

Joelcio Carvalho - WFP Centre of Excellence against Hunger, United Nations World Food Programme (Brazil)

Elena Li - National BioTrade Program of Peruvian Institute of Natural Products (Peru)