Copy

COP22:
A Chance For African Farmers?

PROGRAMME
of AAA-Livelihoods side-event
More impactful public-private partnerships for African Agriculture
Wednesday 16 November 2016
16h00-18h00 in the African Pavilion
COP22- Marrakesh

Conveners: The AAA Initiative, The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of Morocco and The Livelihoods Funds.
16:00-16:10 | OPENING STATEMENTS
  • HE Aziz Akhannouch, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries of Morocco
  • HE Mamadou Sangafowa Coulibaly, Minister of Agriculture and Rural development of Côte d’Ivoire
 
16:10-16:35 | ROUNDTABLE ON AAA INITIATIVE
Challenges and opportunities for building more impactful public-private partnerships
  • Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank
  • Monique Barbut, Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to combat land degradation
  • Emmanuel Faber, CEO of Danone Group
  • Mostafa Terrab, CEO of OCP
  • Julian Lampietti, Agriculture Global Practice Manager, The World Bank
 
16:35-16:50 | EXPLORING INNOVATIVE MODELS TARGETING SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONEMENTAL IMPACT
Setting the stage with a short film: The Livelihoods Mount Elgon Project
An innovative project creating value in family farming, sustainable sourcing and landscape management
 

How to make investments in family farming more sustainable for all stakeholders?
  • Tony Simons, Director General of the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF)
  • Bernard Giraud, President and co-founder of Livelihoods Venture
 
16:50:17:05 | SHOWCASE EXAMPLES
Kenya: improving the livelihood of 30,000 farmers through sustainable farming and milk-water-carbon value creation
  • Wangu Mutua, Deputy Regional Director, Vi Agroforestry
    Vi Agroforestry is an NGO with proven track-record in sustainable farming practices
 
Burkina Faso: fighting desertification and ensuring food security in The Sahel region
  • Alain Traoré, Project Coordinator, tiipaalga
    tiipaalga is an NGO helping rural communities fight poverty by preserving their natural resources.
  • Jean-Luc François, Head of the Agriculture, Rural Development and Biodiversity Division, Agence Française de Développement (AFD)- (tbc).
    AFD is a financial institution and the main implementing agency for France’s official development assistance to developing countries and overseas territories.
 
Madagascar: creating an efficient vanilla cycle
  • Serge Rajaobelina, President, Fanamby
    Fanamby is an NGO implementing solutions to preserve ecosystems while fostering the development of communities.
 
17:05-17:15 | INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH THE AUDIENCE
 
17:15-17:35 | ROUNDTABLE: BUSINESSES PARTNERING WITH SMALLHOLDER FARMERS
How can private companies and smallholder farmers join forces in a win-win relationship? Challenges and opportunities.
  • Bagoré Bathily, CEO, La Laiterie du Berger.
    La Laiterie du Berger supports Senegalese dairy farmers by producing dairy products only from raw milk, in a country where 90% of the milk consumed is imported in the form of milk powder.
  • Barry Parkin, Chief Sustainability Officer, Mars.
    Mars, Incorporated is a private, family-owned business. Many of its raw materials are grown by smallholder farmers. Mars works with experts and community groups to improve farmers’ resilience and livelihoods, and also to help secure a sustainable and high-quality supply of raw materials for the future.
  • Laurent Auguste, Executive Vice-President Innovation and Markets, Veolia.
    Veolia provides an array of solutions related to water, energy and materials. As agriculture accounts for 70% of the world’s fresh water consumption, it is a major challenge for Veolia.
     
  • Gilbert Ghostine, CEO, Firmenich.
    Firmenich is the world largest privately-owned fragrance & flavor company, deeply committed to sustainably source raw materials from smallholder farmers.

17:35-17:50 | INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH THE AUDIENCE
 
17:50-18:00 | CLOSING THOUGHTS
  • Graziano da Silva, Director General of the FAO
  • Stéphane Le Foll, Minister of Agriculture of France
RSVP or MORE INFO
Share
Tweet
Share
Forward
© 2020 Livelihoods Venture, All rights reserved.


Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list