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DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017

08.00 – 15.00 REGISTRATION

08.00 – 09.00 WELCOME COFFEE

09.00 – 10.25 SIDE EVENTS

10.30 – 11.55 SIDE EVENTS

12.00 – 13.00 LUNCH BREAK (AZUL AND FILINI)

13.05 – 14.30 SIDE EVENTS

14.30 – 15.00 COFFEE BREAK (MAIN FOYER)


OPENING SESSION OF THE 2017 RESAKSS ANNUAL CONFERENCE

PLENARY SESSION I: A THRIVING AGRICULTURAL SECTOR IN A CHANGING CLIMATE: MEETING MALABO DECLARATION GOALS THROUGH CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE (ROVUMA)

Chairperson: Mark Kofi Fynn, GIZ Advisor CAADP, AUC-DREA, 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
James Oehmke, Senior Food Security and Nutrition Adviser, Bureau for Food Security, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), USA
H.E. Josefa L. C. Sacko, Commissioner, Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission (AUC-DREA), Ethiopia
Victor Canhemba, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Mozambique

15.50 Overview of the 2016 Annual Trends and Outlook Report (ATOR)
Alessandro (Alex) De Pinto, Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI, USA

16.10 Keynote Address: : A Thriving Agriculture Sector in a Changing Climate: A Global Perspective for Africa
Mark Rosegrant, Director, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI, USA

16.30 Panel Discussion

Moderator: Mark Kofi Fynn, GIZ Advisor CAADP, AUC-DREA, Ethiopia

Panelists:
H.E. Josefa L. C. Sacko, Commissioner, Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission (AUC-DREA), Ethiopia
Victor Canhemba, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Mozambique
Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI, USA
James Oehmke, Senior Food Security and Nutrition Adviser, Bureau for Food Security, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), 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 (ZAMBEZE PATIO)