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10 March 2014
Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture 2014, Manila

Feeding a global population of 9 billion by 2050 will require transformational changes to our farming and agricultural systems, already under pressure from climate change and water scarcity. This year's Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture is being held in partnership with WWF Philippines on the 14 & 15 July at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Manila. The forum will explore innovative and collaborative approaches to improving agricultural productivity and environmental sustainability across key commodity value chains. 

Confirmed speakers include:
1. Lory Tan, Vice Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, WWF Philippines
2. Jason Clay, Senior Vice President Market Transformation, WWF International
3. Juan Farinati, Asia Pacific Regional Business Lead, Monsanto
4. Raul Montemayor, President, Federation of Free Farms Cooperatives Inc
5. Wyn Ellis, Coordinator, Sustainable Rice Platform 
6. Neil Fraser, Chair of the Agenda Guiding group, Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock
7. Geoffrey Muldoon, Coral Triangle Strategy Leader, WWF
8. Kelvin Ng, Regional Director Asia Pacific, Marine Stewardship Council
9. Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr, Chief Executive Officer, Frabelle Group
10. Irwan Gunawan, Strategy Leader, Agriculture & Fisheries Market Transformation, WWF Indonesia
11. Darrel Webber, Secretary General, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil
12. Michiel Hendriksz, Director of Sustainability Cocoa, Archer Daniels Midland 
13. Do Ngoc Sy, Manager Vietnam, 4 C Coffee Association
14. Nicolas Viart, Head of Sustainability, Bonsucro
15. Roger Navarro, President, Philippine Maize Federation
16. Matthew Morell, Deputy Director General-Research, IRRI
17. Philip Soliven, Chairman, Cargill Philippines
18. Natasha Schwarzbach, Interim General Manager, Bonsucro
19. Bruce Tolentino, Deputy Director General-Communication and Partnerships, IRRI
20. Akshaya Kamath, Head of Rice, Syngenta Asia Pacific
21. Arayan Trangan, Senior Executive President, Chief Public Affairs and Global Nutrition Officer, Betagro Co, Ltd
22. Sreenivas Narayanan, Group Managing Director, ASSIST
23. Ramon Macaraig, VP for Technical Services, Alcantara Group
24. Max Baumann, Program Advisor, Environment and Rural Development Program, GIZ
25. Art Baria, Head of Agricultural Services, Nestle Philippines
26. Reuben Blackie, Program Officer, IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative
27. Pacita Chit Juan, President and Co-Chair, Philippines Coffee Board, Inc
28. Emmanuelle Bourgois, Strategic Compliance, FairAgora
29. Fransisco Varua, President, Philippine Sugar Millers Association
30. Michael Escaler, Founder, All Asian Countertrade, Inc 

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