Responsible Business Forum on Food & Agriculture 2017

SECURING ASIA’S FOOD AND NUTRITION FUTURE

13-15 MARCH 2017, INDONESIA

AGENDA

SECURING ASIA’S FOOD AND NUTRITION FUTURE

Enhancing Access to Finance, Technology, Knowledge and Markets

Asia is home to 4 billion people and the region faces some of the biggest and toughest challenges, such as hunger, poverty, malnutrition, gender inequality and the adverse impacts of climate change, to name just a few.

The 4th Responsible Business Forum on Food & Agriculture convened over 450 decision makers from business, government, investors, the development community and farmers to establish innovative and collaborative approaches to achieving food and nutrition security in Asia.

Delegates produced actionable recommendations for enhancing farmer access to finance, technology, knowledge and markets across seven commodities focusing on agricultural sustainability, product innovation, food safety and collaboration along the food chain holistically.

morning

Grand Hyatt Jakarta

0745 – 0900 Networking coffee

0900 – 0905

Welcome address

Facilitator: Malcolm Preston,Global Sustainability Leader, PwC

0905 – 1000

Opening discussion panel

Enhancing food and nutrition security in ASEAN

Moderator: Malcolm Preston, Global Sustainability Leader, PwC

Segfredo Serrano, Undersecretary for Policy and Planning, Department of Agriculture, Philippines

Kundhavi Kadiresan, Assistant Director General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific, UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Dharnesh Gordhon, President Director, Nestlé Indonesia

Franky Widjaja, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Golden Agri-Resources

1000 – 1010

Plenary keynote address

Proposing a new deal to smallholder producers

Pierre Courtemanche, Chief Executive, GeoTraceability

1010 – 1040 Networking coffee and farmer discussions
1040 – 1045 Doddy Izwardy, Director of Nutrition, Ministry of Health, Indonesia

1045 – 1050

Presentation

Beverley Postma, Chief Executive, HarvestPlus

1050 – 1130

Discussion panel

New approaches to boost health and nutrition in Asia

Moderator: Beverley Postma, Chief Executive, Harvest Plus

Franciscus Welirang, Director, Indofood

Dipanwita Chakraborty, Regional Director, Corporate Responsibility, Cargill Asia Pacific

Hendrik Rosenthal, Senior Manager, Applied Sustainability – Nutrition & Health, ‎BASF

Bruno Kistner, Secretary, Asian Roundtable on Food Innovation for Improved Nutrition (ARoFIIN)

1130 – 1140

Welcome addresses

Franky Widjaja, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Golden Agri-Resources

Shinta Kamdani, President, Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development

1140 – 1145

Addresses

Secretary General, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs, Indonesia

1145 – 1200

Guest of honour

Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister for National Development & Planning, Indonesia

afternoon
morning

Grand Hyatt Jakarta

0730 – 0850 Networking coffee

0850 – 0900

Welcome address

Facilitator: Malcolm Preston, Global Sustainability Leader, PwC

0900 – 0910

Opening address

Hari Priyono, Secretary General, Ministry of Agriculture, Indonesia

Muliaman Hadad, Chairman, Financial Services Authority, Indonesia

0910 – 0950

 

SDG Discussion panel I

Multi-stakeholder and integrated approaches to the Sustainable Development Goals “Nutrition and Health”

Moderator: Francine Pickup, Deputy Country Coordinator, UNDP Indonesia

Pungkas Bahjuri Ali, Director, Health and Community Nutrition, Ministry of National Development Planning, Indonesia

Kamel Chida, Deputy Director, Nutrition, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Beverley Postma, Chief Executive, HarvestPlus

Hendro Poedjono, Director, Public and Regulatory Affairs, AMEA, FrieslandCampina

0950 – 1030

 

SDG Discussion panel II

Multi-stakeholder and integrated approaches to the Sustainable Development Goals towards “Labour rights and opportunities”

Moderator: Anna Chilczuk, Regional Director, South-East Asia, Mercy Corps

Miguel Coleta, Sustainability Officer, Philip Morris International

Juan Gonzalez-Valero, Head of Public Policy and Sustainability, Syngenta

Lidia Rusvita, Human Resource Director, Monsanto Indonesia

1030 – 1100

 

Plenary discussion

Fire Free Alliance: One year on – FFA reflections and review

Moderator: Matthew Reddy, Director, Forest Solutions Group & Climate Smart Agriculture, WBCSD

Anderson Tanoto, Director, Royal Golden Eagle Group

Petra Meekers, Director of CSR & Sustainable Development, Musim Mas

Montty Girianna, Deputy for Coordination, Energy, Natural Resources, and Environmental Management, Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs, Indonesia

Dorjee Sun, Director, Carbon Conservation

1100 – 1130 Networking coffee and farmer discussions
1130 – 1240 Break-out sessions: Cross-commodity challenges and solutions

Bromo room

1. Crop diversification: Opportunities and benefits for smallholders

Chair: Fenton Beed, Regional Director, East & South East Asia/Oceania, World Vegetable Center

Soth Sithon, Department Director of Economic Development, Ministry of Woman Affairs, Cambodia

Ryan Roth, CEO, Kabu & Co

Grand ballroom

Section A

2. Climate-smart agriculture: Strategies and way forward

Chair: Matthew Reddy, Director, Forest Solutions Group and Climate Smart Agriculture, WBCSD

Daniel Jongejan, Director – Asia, PUR Projet

Imelda Bacudo, Senior Advisor Policy and Plan Specialist, ASEAN-German Programme on Response to Climate Change

Herry Kristanto, Corporate Engagement Lead, Monsanto Indonesia

Agus Purnomo, Managing Director for Sustainability and Strategic Stakeholder Engagement, Golden Agri-Resources

Fitri Hasibuan, North Sumatra Senior Landscape Program Manager, Conservation International

Grand ballroom

Section A

3. Land rights: Pathways to prosperity for Asia’s smallholder farmers

Chair: Fitrian Ardiansyah, Country Director, Indonesia, Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH)

Benedick Bowie, Partner, TMP Systems

Iman Santoso, Senior Terrestrial Policy Advisor, Conservation International

Petra Meekers, Director, CSR & Sustainable Development, Musim Mas

Don Johnston, Chief Risk Officer, Bank Andara

Grand ballroom

Section B

4. Inclusive business and finance for improving Asian agriculture

Chair: Mark Ingram, Chief Executive, Business for Development (B4D)

Ivo Mulder, REDD+ Green Economy Advisor, UNEP

Tin Htut, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation

Amanda Putri Witdarmono, Founder, We The Teachers & Global Shaper, WEF

Jim Tomecko, Senior Advisor, Australia – Indonesia Partnership for Rural Economic Development (AIP – Rural)

Ade Mulyo, Partnerships Specialist, UNDP Indonesia

Grand ballroom

Section C

5. Obesity and malnutrition: Asia’s challenge

Chair: Bruno Kistner, Policy Director, Food Industry Asia (FIA)

Steven Bartholomeusz, Head of Advocacy & Communications, Food Industry Asia

Hendro Poedjono, Director, Public and Regulatory Affairs, AMEA, FrieslandCampina

Krakatau

Section A

By invitation only: 1100 – 1300

Business-led innovation and the SDGs: Implications for Agriculture and Food by CSIRO

afternoon
1240 – 1340 Lunch

1340 – 1350

Presentation

Sofyan Djalil, Minister for Agrarian and Spatial Planning, Indonesia

1350 – 1500

Report from Day One Working Groups

Aquaculture & Fisheries, Cocoa, Coffee, Grains, Dairy, Palm Oil, Rice

Recommendations from day one working groups

Chair: Malcolm Preston, Global Sustainability Leader, PwC

Geoffrey Muldoon, Senior Manager for Business and Industry, WWF Coral Triangle

Nurdiana Darus, Director, Southeast Asia, Rainforest Alliance

Ayan Banerjee, CEO, Network of Asia and Pacific Producers, Fairtrade International

Vinod Ahuja, Livestock Policy Officer, UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Siang Hee Tan, Executive Director, CropLife Asia

Elizabeth Clarke,, Business and Biodiversity Programme Manager, Zoological Society of London

Bruce Tolentino, Co-Chair, Sustainable Rice Platform, and Deputy Director General, Communication and Partnerships, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

1500 – 1530 Audience Q&A

1535 – 1545

Closing

Summary remarks and the way forward

1545 – 1800 Women in agriculture roundtable by Grow Asia (by invitation only)

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