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Day 1: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

08.00 – 15.00 REGISTRATION

09.00 – 10.30 SIDE EVENTS

10.35 – 12.05 SIDE EVENTS

12.10 – 13.10 LUNCH BREAK OBONU

13.10 – 14.40 SIDE EVENTS

14.40 – 15.00 COFFEE BREAK MAIN FOYER


OPENING SESSION OF THE 2016 RESAKSS ANNUAL CONFERENCE

PLENARY SESSION I: ACHIEVING A NUTRITION REVOLUTION FOR AFRICA: THE ROAD TO HEALTHIER DIETS AND OPTIMAL NUTRITION ODEHE

Chairperson: Ernest Ruzindaza, Senior Advisor to the AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, and CAADP Team Leader, African Union Commission (AUC), Ethiopia

15.00 Welcome Note

Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

15.10 Opening Remarks and Introductory Messages

Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI, USA (Video Message)

Paulina Addy, Acting Director, Women in Agricultural Development Directorate, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ghana
James Oehmke, Senior Food Security and Nutrition Advisor, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), USA
H.E. Rhoda Tumusiime, Commissioner, Rural Economy and Agriculture, AUC, Ethiopia

15.50 Overview of the 2015 Annual Trends and Outlook Report (ATOR)

Namukolo Covic, Research Coordinator, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division (PHND), IFPRI, Ethiopia (Download PPT)

16.10 Keynote Address: Scaling Up Nutrition Action for Africa: Where Are We and What Challenges Need To Be
Addressed To Accelerate Momentum

Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director, Global Alliance for Nutrition (GAIN), United Kingdom (Download PPT)

16.30 Panel Discussion

Moderator: David Tardif-Douglin, Chief of Party & Program Director, Africa Lead, USA

Panelists:

Ibrahima Wone, Secretary General, Ministry of Health, Senegal

Sheryl Hendriks, Professor in Food Security and Director of the Institute for Food Nutrition and Wellbeing (IFNuW), University of Pretoria, South Africa

Robert Mwanga, Sweet Potato Breeder Scientist, International Potato Center (CIP), Uganda

Rajul Pandya-Lorch, Head 2020 Vision Initiative and Chief of Staff, DGO, IFPRI, USA

17.10 General Plenary Discussion

17.40 Concluding Remarks

Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, IFPRI, USA

17.45 End of Day 1

18.30 COCKTAIL RECEPTION POOLSIDE