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DAY 2: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017

PLENARY SESSION II: CLIMATE CHANGE AND CLIMATE SMART-AGRICULTURE IN AFRICA (ROVUMA)

Chairperson: Augustin Wambo, Head of CAADP, NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA), South Africa

08.30 Conference Objectives and Expected Outcomes
Tsitsi Makombe, Senior Program Manager, West and Central Africa Office, IFPRI, USA

08.40 The Effects of Climate Change on Agriculture and Food in Africa
Keith Wiebe, Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI, USA

08.55 The Effects of Widespread Adoption of Climate-Smart Agriculture in Africa South of the Sahara Under Changing Climate Regimes
Alessandro (Alex) De Pinto, Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI, USA

09.10 General Plenary Discussion

09.40 Panel Discussion
Moderator: Augustin Wambo, Head of CAADP, NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA), South Africa

Panelists:
Jerome Tondoh, Scientific Director and Head of the Competence Center, West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), Burkina Faso
Kodjo Kondo, Impact Assessment, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist, West and Central Africa Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD), Senegal
Rob Vos, Division Director, Markets, Trade and Institutions Division, IFPRI, USA
Mandiaye Diagne, Agricultural Economist/Value Chain Specialist, AfricaRice, Senegal

PLENARY SESSION III: ADOPTION OF CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE IN AFRICA (ROVUMA)

Chairperson: Hon. Christophe Bazivamo, Deputy Secretary General in charge of Productive and Social Sectors, East African Community, Tanzania

11.10 Climate-Smart Agriculture Options in Mixed Crop-Livestock Systems in Africa South of the Sahara
Alessandro (Alex) De Pinto, Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI, USA

11.25 Trade, Climate Change, and Climate-Smart Agriculture
Carlo Azzarri, Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI, USA

11.40 The Unholy Cross: Profitability and Adoption of Soil Fertility Management Practices in Africa South of the Sahara
Ephraim Nkonya, Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology, IFPRI, USA

11.55 General Plenary Discussion

12.25 Lunch AZUL AND FILINI

Cont. PLENARY SESSION III: ADOPTION OF CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE IN AFRICA (ROVUMA)
Chairperson: Hon. Christophe Bazivamo, Deputy Secretary General in charge of Productive and Social Sectors, East African Community, Tanzania

13.30 Panel Discussion
Moderator: Hon. Christophe Bazivamo, Deputy Secretary General in charge of Productive and Social Sectors, East African Community, Tanzania

Panelists:
Rogerio Wamusse, Executive Secretary, National Council for Sustainable Development, Mozambique
Ayalneh Bogale Gebreyohannis, Climate Change Adviser, African Union Commission, Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture (AUC-DREA), Ethiopia
Peter Johnston, Climate Scientist, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Keith Wiebe, Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI, USA

14.10 General Plenary Discussion

PLENARY SESSION IV: CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE PRACTICES & TOOLS FOR EVIDENCE-BASED POLICIES & PROGRAMS (ROVUMA)

Chairperson: Jerome Tondoh, Scientific Director and Head of the Competence Center, West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), Burkina Faso

14.40 A Strategic Approach and Business Model for Scaling Up Ecosystems-Based Adaption For Sustainable Development in Africa
Richard Munang, Africa Regional Climate Change Coordinator, United Nations Environment Programme, Kenya

14.55 Gender-Sensitive, Climate-Smart Agriculture for Improved Nutrition in Africa South of the Sahara
Elizabeth Bryan, Senior Research Analyst, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI, USA

15.10 General Plenary Discussion

15.40 Panel Discussion
Moderator: Jerome Tondoh, Scientific Director and Head of the Competence Center, West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), Burkina Faso

Panelists:
Kwesi Atta-Krah, Director, Systems and Site Integration, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Nigeria
Roman Malumelo, Coordinator, Donor Committee in Agriculture, Malawi
Ephraim Nkonya, Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology, IFPRI, USA

16.20 General Plenary Discussion

16.50 Coffee Break

PLENARY SESSION V: PROGRESS TOWARD ACHIEVING CAADP AND MALABO DECLARATION GOALS (ROVUMA)

Chairperson: Marco Noordeloos, Deputy Technical Chief of Party/Senior Advisor, Organization Development, Training Resources Group Inc., Africa Lead

17.10 Tracking Key CAADP Indicators and Implementation
Samuel Benin, Deputy Division Director, West and Central Africa Office, IFPRI, USA

17.25 General Plenary Discussion

17.55 Day 2 Concluding Remarks
Augustin Wambo, Head of CAADP, NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA), South Africa

18.00 End of Day 2

19.00 CONFERENCE DINNER (POLANA SERENA HOTEL)