Responsible Business Forum on Food & Agriculture 2019

INNOVATION IN VALUE CHAINS FOR FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY

26 - 27 MARCH 2019, THAILAND

AGENDA

INNOVATION IN VALUE CHAINS FOR FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY

morning
afternoon

Pre-Forum Side Events

1330 – 1730

Source, validate and market: Scaling AgTech in frontier markets – Winrock International
By invitation

 

Climate smart agriculture – World Business Council for Sustainable Development
By invitation

 

Pre-forum side event – Stockholm Environment Institute
By invitation

 

Sustainable agriculture and supply chain in Thailand – Global Agribusiness Alliance
By invitation

morning
0745 – 0900 Registration and networking coffee
0900 – 0905 Introduction
0905 – 0910 Welcome address
0910 – 0915 Opening address
0915 – 0925 Guest of Honour address
0925 – 1020

Opening discussion panel

 Innovation in value chains for food and nutrition security

1020 – 1030 Keynote presentation
1030 – 1110 Networking coffee
1110 – 1145

Plenary discussion panel

Improving health and nutrition through sustainable agriculture

1145 – 1215

Plenary discussion panel

The future of traceability: Linking farmers and consumers through the value chain

1215 – 1230 Keynote address
1230 – 1350 Networking lunch
afternoon
1400 – 1800

Commodity working groups

The commodity working groups take a deeper look into the specific challenges and solutions across the value chain for each of the commodities. Presentations, panel and discussions are around innovation and recommendations for action. Speakers include farmers, businesses, government, NGOs, financiers and academia. The facilitated sessions will result in a set of actionable recommendations to address these challenges through innovation. The commodity working groups include a coffee break.

1. Rice

2. Fisheries

3. Livestock and poultry

4. Dairy

5. Coconut

1800 – 1930 Networking cocktail reception
morning
0730 – 0850

Registration and networking coffee

Breakfast roundtable dialogue – sustainable packaging
By invitation

0900 – 0905 Welcome address
0905 – 0915 Opening address
0915 – 1000

Plenary discussion panel

1000 – 1010

Keynote presentation

1010 – 1100

Plenary discussion panel

Tackling food loss and waste in Asia

1100 – 1130

Networking Coffee Break

1130 – 1250

Innovation across the value chain: Parallel sessions

Expert panel discussions covering four topics pertinent to innovation across the value chain. Speakers include business, government, NGO’s, financiers, social enterprises and academia.

1. Human rights and empowering women in the food and agriculture chain

2. Technology and artificial intelligence for food and agriculture

3. Impact investment solutions for agriculture

4. Improving access to nutrition in Southeast Asia

1250 – 1350 Lunch

 

afternoon
1400 – 1440 Special presentations by innovative startups and social enterprises in AgTech
1440 – 1450 Keynote presentation
1450 – 1510

Plenary discussion panel

Mobilising innovative food and nutrition partnerships

1510 – 1540 Sharing, feedback and commitment from commodity working groups
1540 – 1550 Day two closing remarks

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