Agenda – day 2

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Day 2: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2016

PLENARY SESSION II: THE CURRENT STATE OF NUTRITION IN AFRICA ODEHE

Chairperson: Sergio Teixeira, Strategy and Policy Adviser, Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement
Secretariat, Switzerland

8.30 Conference Objectives and Expected Outcomes

Tsitsi Makombe, Senior Program Manager, West & Central Africa Office (WCAO), IFPRI, USA (Download PPT)

8.40 The African Union Policy Environment Toward Enabling Action for Nutrition in Africa

Akoto Osei, Nutrition Director, Heifer International, USA (Download PPT)

8.40 Africa’s Progress Toward Meeting Current Nutrition Targets

Mohamed Ag Bendech, Senior Nutrition Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Africa, Ghana (Download PPT)

9.10 General Plenary Discussion

9.40 Panelists:

Isatou Jallow, Senior Nutrition and Partnership Advisor, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), South Africa

Mawuli Sablah, Chief Technical Advisor, CAADP Nutrition, FAO, Regional Office for Africa, Ghana

Frederick Grant, Regional Nutrition Advisor, Helen Keller International (HKI), Africa Regional Office, Senegal

Abdoulaye Ka, National Coordinator, National Committee for the Fight against Malnutrition (CLM), Senegal

10.20 General Plenary Discussion

10.50 Coffee Break

PLENARY SESSION III: EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES FOR HEALTHIER DIETS IN AFRICA ODEHE

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

11.10 Lessons Learned from the Evaluation of Helen Keller International’s (HKI’s) Enhanced Homestead Food Production Program

Deanna Olney, Senior Research Fellow, PHND, IFPRI, USA (Download PPT)

11.25 Economic Development and Nutrition Transition in Ghana: Taking Stock of Food Consumption Patterns and Trends

Olivier Ecker, Research Fellow, Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSGD), IFPRI, USA (Download PPT)

11.40 The Role of Mycotoxin Contamination on Nutrition: The Aflatoxin Story

Amare Ayalew, Program Manager, Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA), Ethiopia (Download PPT)

11.55 General Plenary Discussion

11.55 Lunch

Cont. PLENARY SESSION III: EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES FOR HEALTHIER DIETS IN AFRICA ODEHE

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

11.10 Panel Discussion

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

Panelists:

Douglas Steinberg, Regional Director, West Africa, National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA), CLUSA International, USA

Maximo Torero, Division Director, Markets, Trade and Institutions Division (MTID), IFPRI, USA

Lucy Mwangi, Adviser in Agriculture and Nutrition, Ministry Of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI), Rwanda

14.10 General Plenary Discussion

PLENARY SESSION IV: BETTER DATA FOR EVIDENCE-BASED PLANNING & DECISION MAKING ON NUTRITION IN AFRICA  ODEHE

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

14.40 Strengthening Evidence‐Informed Decision Making For Nutrition Policy in Africa: Lessons Learnt

Richmond Aryeetey, Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Ghana

14.55 Evaluating Nutrition-Sensitive Programs: Challenges, Methods and Opportunities

Deanna Olney, Senior Research Fellow, PHND, IFPRI, USA (Download PPT)

15.10 General Plenary Discussion

15.40 Panel Discussion

Moderator: Kimsey Savadogo, Senior Research Fellow, WCAO, IFPRI, Senegal

Panelists:

Karen Chenda Mukuka, Chief Food and Nutrition Officer, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Zambia

Makarabo Ramokhoro, Nutritionist, Food and Nutrition Coordination Office, the Prime Minister's Office, Lesotho

Anta Tal Dia, Director, Institute for Health and Development, University Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal

Fanjaniaina Miharisoa Raharinomena, Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, Ministry to the Presidency, Madagascar

16.20 General Plenary Discussion
16.50 Coffee Break

PLENARY SESSION V: CAADP PROGRESS REPORT  ODEHE

Chairperson: Komla Bissi, CAADP Pillar II Adviser, Rural Economy and Agriculture Department, AUC, Ethiopia

17.10 Tracking Key CAADP Indicators and Implementation

Samuel Benin, Research Fellow, DSGD, IFPRI, USA (Download PPT)

17.25 General Plenary Discussion
17.55 Concluding Remarks

Sheryl Hendriks, Professor of Food Security and Director, IFNuW, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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18.00 End of Day 2
19.00 CONFERENCE DINNER ADLON BALLROOM, KEMPINSKI HOTEL