Tue, Oct 13|
Launch event of the Food Policy Forum for Change - Connecting agroecological and integrated policies in time of crisis
Time & Location
Oct 13, 2020, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
About the Event
tHe Food Policy Forum for Change is an interactive network of policy makers interested in making our food systems sustainable in the face of current global challenges. Through this network you will have the opportunity to meet, learn and get inspired by other policy makers via peer-to-peer exchanges. Share your experiences, get to know the evidence and receive targeted support that can boost your achievements and the design of effective policies in your own transformative processes at the national and subnational level.
The main purpose of this partner event is to showcase good policy practices, illustrating the key role of policymakers as agents of change when it comes to the long-term and resilient transformation of food and agricultural systems.
Moderator: Frank Eyhorn, Executive Director, Biovision
Dr. Maria Tekülve (tbc), Senior Policy Officer, Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Pio Wennubst, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to FAO/International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)/ World Food Programme (WFP)
Dr. Papa Abdoulaye Seck (tbc), Permanent Representative of the Republic of Senegal to FAO/IFAD/WFP
Dr. Vijay Kumar, Head of Department of Natural Farming, Andhra Pradesh, India
Emma Siliprandi, FAO Scaling Up Agroecology Initiative
Louise Luttikholt, Executive Director, IFOAM – Organics International