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    Forest, trees and agroforestry science for
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FTA 2020 Science Conference
Forest, trees and agroforestry science for
transformational change

Online
14 Sep 2020 - 25 Sep 2020

This is an internal FTA conference on invitation for researchers participating in the FTA program, either working for/with an FTA managing partner (BIOVERSITY, CIFOR, CATIE, CIRAD, ICRAF, INBAR, TBI) or as co-authors of abstracts submitted to the event and for keynotes/invited speakers.

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  • Vancouver UTC-7 08.00-09.15 |
  • Lima  UTC-5  08.00-11.15 |
  • Rome UTC+2 15.00-18.15 |
  • Nairobi  UTC+3 16.00-19.15 |
  • Bogor  UTC+7  20.00-23.15 |
  • Beijing UTC+8 21.00-00.15+
STREAMS:
  • Inclusive value chains, finance and investments

  • Towards resilient and diverse landscapes and food system

  • Transforming livelihoods through agroecological approaches with trees

  • Nature-based solutions to address the climate crisis

  • Inclusive governance for sustainable landscapes

  • Designing, implementing and evaluating research for development impact

  • Agenda

Monday, 14 September – Opening Plenary session
13:00

Opening and keynote speeches [60 min]

Opening by the FTA director and Chair of the session, Vincent Gitz

Welcome speeches:

  • Anne-Marie Izac, Chair of the Independent Steering Committee of FTA
  • Robert Nasi, DG of CIFOR and Managing Director of CIFOR-ICRAF
  • Alexander Müller, Chair of the Research, Development and Impact Committee of the Common Board CIFOR-ICRAF

Conference keynotes speeches:

  • Holger Meinke, Strategic Research Professor for Global Food Sustainability at the University of Tasmania, Australia – Keynote presentation – Quality of research for development – foundations for a high-achieving, impact-focused culture
  • Question and answer session with audience
  • Maryam Rahmanian, Independent expert on biodiversity and agroecology – Keynote presentation – Title TBD
  • Question and answer session with audience

Conference modus operandi and expectations

Closure remarks by Vincent Gitz, Chair of the session

14:00

Overview of Sessions [30 min]

  • Michael Brady, Bas Louman (Stream 1 Chairs)
  • Ramni Jamnadass, Chris Kettle (Stream 2 Chairs)
  • Fergus Sinclair, Yanxia Li, Eduardo Somarriba (Stream 3 Chairs)
14:30

BREAK [15 min]

14:45

Overview of conference sessions (continued)

  • Christopher Martius, Yanxia Li, Plinio Sist (Stream 4 Chairs)
  • Peter Minang, Anne Larson, Marlène Elias (Stream 5 Chairs)
  • Brian Belcher, Federica Coccia (Stream 6 Chairs)
15:30

Question and answer session with audience [45 min]

Closing remarks by Vincent Gitz, chair of the session

Tuesday, 15 September – Technical session
13:00

Inclusive business models and value chains [90 min]

Introduction by Bas Louman, Chair of the session

  • Duncan MacQueen – Keynote presentation – Organization for prosperity and resilience. nnovations in smallholder’s forest and farm producer organization (FFPO) business models.
  • R. Jezeer. Improving smallholder inclusiveness in palm oil production – a global review
  • A. Miccolis. Oil Palm Agroforestry in the Brazilian Amazon: tailoring production systems and business models to the context of family farmers in Tomé Açu, Pará
  • P. Cronkleton. Timber value chains and the development of innovative options for smallholders in San Martin, Peru
  • Question and answer session with audience on the presentations
  • K. Rabariarivelo. Geographical approach to the bamboo value chain analysis, the case of the highlands and the eastern zone of Madagascar
  • D. Stoian. Progress and persistent challenges of inclusive business models: Insights from the cocoa and oil palm value chains in Ghana and Peru
  • G. Lescuyer. Towards an hybridization of the cocoa sector governance in Cameroon to meet economic and environmental sustainability
  • Question and answer session with audience
  • Polls
  • Comments by keynote speaker
  • Panel response to questions and polls
  • Concluding remarks by Bas Louman, chair of the session
14:30

BREAK [15 min]

14:45

Scaling efficient biodiversity based solutions to restoration [90 min]

Introduction by Ramni Jamnadass, Chair of the session

  • Karen Holl – Keynote presentation – Improving outcomes of initiatives to restore tree cover
  • T. Sunderland. Forests sustaining agriculture: A new development paradigm for conservation and food production?
  • A. Ickowitz. How important are wild fruits for healthy diets in Zambia?
  • B. Vinceti. Within species variability in nutrient composition of Parkia biglobosa pulp and seeds from three agro-ecological zones in Burkina Faso
  • S. Krishnan / G. Guerra. Lifting the buzz out of provisioning pollination services
  • J-P. Barnekow Lillesø. Empower smallholders to increase sustainability and productivity of agroforestry landscapes in Africa
  • I .Dawson. Contributions of biodiversity to the sustainable intensification of food production
  • Discussion with presenters and extended panel (C. Ocampo Ariza, R. Atkinson, S. Moestrup, I. Isnurdiansyah, L. Graudal) and facilitating panel (A. Gassner, R. Jalonen, S. McMullin)
  • Question and answer session with audience
  • Polls
  • Comments by keynote speaker
  • Concluding remarks by Chris Kettle, co-Chair of the session

Wednesday, 16 September – Technical session
13:00

Transforming livelihoods: Incremental transitions [90 min]

Introduction by Fergus Sinclair, Chair of the session

  • Overview of background session material by Eduardo Somarriba, co-Chair of the session
  • R. Coe. Principles for R and D supporting forests, trees and agriculture
  • L. Winowiecki. Employing a farmer-centered approach to scale land restoration in East Africa and the Sahel: Understanding what works where and for whom using planned comparisons
  • E. Martini. Innovations in agroforestry extension for scaling-up the adoption of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) domestication in Indonesia
  • Facilitated panel discussion
  • Concluding remarks by Michael Quin Patton, keynote speaker
14:30

BREAK [15 min]

14:45

Nature-based solutions – opportunities and constraints [50 min]

Introduction on by Christopher Martius, Chair of the session – A framework for nature-based solutions

  • E. Simelton – keynote presentation – Framework for NBS in agricultural landscapes.
  • J. Rizvi. Why countries need an Agroforestry Policy?
  • T. T. Pham. Opportunities and challenges for transforming national REDD+ policies and progresses in Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Guyana, Peru, Brazil, Ethiopia, and DRC
  • Panel discussion and question and answer with audience
  • Concluding remarks by Christopher Martius, Chair of the session
15:35

Restoration – what is needed to scale it up? [40 min]

Introduction on by Plinio Sist, Chair of the session

  • A. López-Samson – keynote presentation – The potential of mixed plantations: Lessons from Latin America
  • R. Kaam. Establishment of rattan plantations
  • M. Muga. Climate change mitigation potential of implementing sustainable management for bamboo forests in Kenya
  • A. Pandiwijaya. Sustainable tree crop plantation planning in East Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • Panel discussion and question and answer with audience
  • Concluding remarks by Plinio Sist

Thursday, 17 September – Technical session
13:00

Participatory processes in landscape governance and management [90 min]

Introduction by Anne Larson, Chair of the session

  • Jonathan Fox – Keynote presentation – [TITLE TBD]
  • J. P. Sarmiento Barletti. Participation in a state of (climate) urgency: Lessons from a comparative study of multistakeholder forums
  • P. T. Thuy. The politics of Payment for Forest Environmental Services refusal in Vietnam
  • S. Peteru. Participatory use of a tool to assess policy and governance conditions
  • A. S. Adiwinata. Operationalizing the landscape approach in Indonesia: Landscape governance in fostering an integrated landscape management approach
  • M. Elias. Unpacking ‘gender’ in joint forest management: Lessons from two Indian states
  • Discussion with presenters and extended panel (P. Wainaina, A. Joni, N. Ilahibaks) and question and answer session with audience
  • Keynote reactions
  • Concluding remarks by Anne Larson, Chair of the session
14:30

BREAK [15 min]

14:45

Assessing FTA research – methods and lessons [90 min]

Introduction by Brian Belcher, Chair of the session

  • K. Hughes. Evaluating the Restoration of the Commons – A quasi-experimental impact assessment of a large-scale land restoration initiative in India founded on the tenets of local collective action and property rights
  • R. Davel. Assessing the effectiveness of FTA research on the oil palm sector
  • J. C. Rouge. Assessing progress towards realizing FTA’s collective end-of-program outcomes and estimating potential impacts
  • Panel discussion and question and answer session with audience
  • Concluding remarks by Brian Belcher, Chair of the session

Friday, 18 September – Plenary session
13:00

Keynote speeches [45 min]

  • Dolors Armenteras – Professor, National University of Colombia – Keynote presentation 
  • Question and answer session with audience
  • Jennifer Pryce – President and CEO, Calvert Impact Capital – Keynote presentation 
  • Question and answer session with audience
13:45

Week 1 wrap-up and presentation for week 2, for each confernece stream [45 min]

  • Michael Brady, Bas Louman (Stream 1 Chairs)
  • Ramni Jamnadass, Chris Kettle (Stream 2 Chairs)
  • Fergus Sinclair, Yanxia Li, Eduardo Somarriba (Stream 3 Chairs)
  • Christopher Martius, Yanxia Li, Plinio Sist (Stream 4 Chairs)
  • Peter Minang, Anne Larson, Marlène Elias (Stream 5 Chairs)
  • Brian Belcher, Federica Coccia (Stream 6 Chairs)
14:30

BREAK [15 min]

14:45

Hot and controversial! Competing understandings of the restoration problem and solutions [90 min]

  • Introduction – P. Minang
  • Act 1 – From the Media
    • M. Dougherty
  • Act 2 – Before/After cases
    • L. Winowiecki
    • Y. Li
    • C. Kettle
    • R. Sears
    • D. Murdiyarso
    • J. Xu
  • Act 3 – True or False
  • Act 4 – The Actors
    • H. Kassa
    • R. Jalonen
    • M.Brady
    • S. McMullin
    • Ed. Somarriba
  • Act 5 – What should we do?

Monday, 21 September – Technical session
13:00

Reducing barriers to inclusive landscape finance [90 min]

Introduction by Michael Brady, Chair of the session

  • Durreen Shahnaz – keynote presentation – Challenges of unlocking capital for women, disadvantaged communities and the environment in innovative and effective ways [TITLE TBC]
  • B. Louman. Innovative finance for sustainable landscapes
  • M. Slingerland. Increase oil palm inclusiveness for landless and women through agroforestry
  • A. Arinloye/S.Chomba. Do men and women Speak with One Voice? Gender Preferences and Challenges of Tree-based Value Chains for Land Restoration in Africa
  • Question and answer session with audience on the presentations
  • E. Gallagher. Mapping the gendered impact pathways of Fairtrade coffee: Case studies from Guatemala, Indonesia and Kenya
  • A. Wardell. Continuity and change in the governance of the shea value chain in Burkina Faso, 1890 – 2019
  • B. Leimona. A feasibility study in sustainable financing for protected landscapes in Indonesia
  • Question and answer session with audience on the presentations
  • Polls
  • Comments by keynote speaker
  • Panel response to questions and polls
  • Concluding remarks by Michael Brady, Chair of the session
14:30

BREAK [15 min]

14:45

Innovations to enhance delivery of biodiversity based solutions [90 min]

Introduction by Chris Kettle, Chair of the session

  • Lian Pin Koh – Keynote presentation – Reforestation may not be a cheap fix for climate change
  • F. Chiriboga-Arroyo. Exploring genetic effects of forest degradation on the Brazil-nut socio-ecological system in Madre di Dios, Peru
  • R. Kindt. High resolution species distribution modelling across Africa: Atlases and decision-support tools to select suitable species and their seed sources for 150+ priority tree species
  • P. Hendre. Development of novel field and genomics resources for diversifying food systems
  • Duminil. Unexplored potential for the conservation of tree genetic diversity in large African cities
  • C. Ky-Dembele. Use of direct seeding technique for enhancing parkland tree density and species diversity in Mali agroforestry parkland systems
  • T. Fremout. DiversityForRestoration: a climate-smart and scalable decision support tool for species selection and seed sourcing contributing to long-term restoration success
  • Discussion with presenters and extended panel (T. Kanchanarak, F. Kalanzi, V. Ceccarelli, D. Nef, M. Muchugi, J.C. Camargo García, F. Grazioli, R. Mulia, S. Carsan) and facilitating panel (F. Pedercini, H. Gaisberger, R. Harrison, M. Ekue, M. Guariguata)
  • Question and answer session / polls with audience
  • Comments by keynote speaker
  • Closure remarks by Ramni Jamnadass, co-Chair of the session

Tuesday, 22 Sept – Technical session
13:00

Transforming livelihoods: Towards transformation [90 min]

Introduction by Fergus Sinclair, Chair of the session

  • Overview of background session material by Yanxia Li, co-Chair of the session
  • T. Rosenstock. What can doughnuts tell us about the value of forests and trees?
  • V. Robiglio. Agroforestry Concessions in Peru – Effective compliance comparisons
  • D. Soraya. Green Growth plan and strategies for the pristine and indigenous landscape of Papua, Indonesia
  • Facilitated panel discussion
  • Concluding remarks by Rachel Bezner Kerr, keynote speaker
14:30

BREAK [15 min]

14:45

Resilience – how can it be measured and strengthened? [60 min]

Introduction by Houria Djoudi, Chair of the session – Climate change from the margin: Intersecting inequities in adaptation to climate change in the West African Sahel

  • L Duguma – keynote presentation – Ecosystem-based adaptation options as nature-based solutions to climate change and variability: Practical insights
  • A. Duchelle. Evaluating the impacts of different types of REDD+ interventions on forests and people
  • M. Crossland. Assessing the impacts of on-farm land restoration practices on gender roles and relations in the drylands of Kenya: Risks and opportunities for gender equality
  • Panel discussion and question and answer with audience
  • Concluding remarks by Houria Djoudi, Chair of the session
15:45

Bioenergy – trees and bamboo as sustainable energy providers [30 min]

Introduction by Yanxia Li, Chair of the session

  • T. T. Long – keynote presentation – Carbon sequestration and carbon emissions reduction through bamboo forests and products
  • M. Njenga. Scalable solutions for carbon neutrality in woodfuel systems in sub-Saharan Africa
  • C. Sundberg. Biochar production and use provides multiple benefits for smallholder agroecosystems
  • Panel discussion and question and answer with audience
  • Concluding remark by Yanxia Li, Chair of the session

Wednesday, 23 Sept – Technical session
13:00

Land and forest tenure: implications for sustainable management and inclusion [45 min]

Introduction by Marlène Elias, Chair of the session

  • D. Ombogoh. Comparing property rights regimes to understand livestock management decisions on degraded forest margins in Western Kenya
  • D. Foundjem-Tita. Farmers’ perceptions and preferences about land tenure security: Implications for sustainable landscape management, a Southern Cameroon case study
  • I. Monterroso Ibarra. Gender-responsive forest tenure reforms? Lessons from Indonesia, Peru and Uganda
  • H. Kassa. In the face of persistent challenges, would Ethiopia achieve its FLR target by 2030?
  • A. Larson. Participation for inclusive and sustainable landscapes, or why achieving more equitable and resilient multi-stakeholder forums requires reflexive and adaptive learning
  • Discussion with presenters and extended panel (M. Bourne) and question and answer session with audience
  • Reactions by Johnathan Fox, keynote presenter
  • Concluding remarks by Marlène Elias
13:45

Landscape and jurisdictional approaches for governance and sustainability [45 min]

Introduction by Peter Minang, Chair of the session

  • C. Chervier. A tentative causal chain to assess the effectiveness of jurisdictional approaches to reduced deforestation
  • J. Nzyoka. Landscape democracy and sustainable land restoration: Evidence from Shinyanga, Tanzania
  • F. Brandão. The polity behind state-level policies to reduce deforestation: The case of Pará in the Brazilian Amazon
  • A. Nugraha. Empowering Local Governments for Low Carbon Development Planning in Indonesia
  • V. Mercado. Analysis of governance in urban wetlands: A case study on the Las Piñas – Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA), Metro Manila, Philippines
  • Discussion with presenters and extended panel (D. Wong, F. Johana, M. Zulkarnain) and question and answer session with audience
  • Comments by Jonathan Fox, keynote presenter
  • Concluding remarks by Peter Minang, Chair of the session
14:30

BREAK [15 min]

14:45

Quality of research for development (QoR4D) and scaling concepts and approaches [90 min]

Introduction by Federica Coccia, Chair of the session, featuring Holger Meinke as discussant!

  • John Gargani – keynote presentation – Scaling Science: What can we learn about scaling our impact?
  • R. Coe. Research quality and impact for place-based, complex research
  • B. Belcher. A quality assessment framework for transdisciplinary research
  • F. Place. Stage Gating in One CGIAR
  • Panel discussion and question and answer session with audience and H. Meinke
  • Concluding remarks by Federica Coccia, Chair of the session

Thursday, 24 September – Poster parallels and Plenary session
13:00

Poster parallel sessions [90 min]

  • Chair of parallel A: Marie-Gabrielle Piketty, CIRAD
  • Chair of parallel B: Amy Duchelle, CIFOR

Parallel A: Posters of T1: Inclusive value chains, finance and investments and T2: Towards resilient and diverse landscapes and food systems

Chair: Marie-Gabrielle Piketty, CIRAD

  • Opening of the session by the Chair
  • Subsession 1: T1 Inclusive value chains, finance and investments:
    Moderator: George Schoneveld

    • S. Lestari. Addressing gender equity in agroforestry products value chain in Bengkulu, Indonesia
    • H. Hoefsloot. Promoting sustainable cacao production and trade requires agroforestry concepts to be broadened to landscape level
    • B. Louman. Landscape Assessment of Financial Flows (LAFF): Does finance support achievement of locally relevant SDG?
    • Question and answer
  • Subsession 2: T2 Towards resilient and diverse landscapes and food systems:
    Moderator: Fabio Pedercini

    • B. Nyoka. Clonal and Seasonal variation in fruit yield of Uapaca kirkiana in Malawia
    • A. Tsobeng. Minimal descriptors for Dacryodes edulis (G. Don.) H. J. Lam. in Mbalmayo ICRAF genebank
    • S. Carsan. Rural Resource Centres as the extension support for diversified food systems
    • L.H. Schmidt. Domestication of dioecious Allanblackia stuhlmanni and Daemonorops spp. in Tanzania and Indonesia
    • T. Fremout. Mapping tree species vulnerability to multiple threats as a guide to restoration and conservation of tropical dry forests
    • A. Ickowitz What indicators to assess the contributions of forests, trees, and agroforestry to food security and nutrition at national level?
    • P. Mortimer and S. C. Karunarathna Towards the FTA-KIB-CAF conference 2021: presentation of research by ICRAF Kunming and partners
    • Question and answer
  • Subsession 3: T2 Towards resilient and diverse landscapes and food systems:
    Moderator: Hannes Gaisberger

    • A. Tsobeng. Estimation of heritability and genetic gain in height growth of superior clones of Dacryodes edulis (G. Don.) H. J. Lam
    • S. McMullin. Diversifying diets and filling micronutrient gaps through customised food tree and crop portfolios.
    • F. Hurulean. Forest and food security in West Papua: Recommendation for future research
    • N. Pasiecznik. Dryland restoration = more climate resilient landscape: scaling up successes from the Sahel and the Greater Horn of Africa
    • J. Kuate. Survey of diseases on Dacryodes edulis (G. Don.) H. J. Lam. in Mbalmayo ICRAF genebank
    • R. Harrison. Restoration Concessions: A second lease of life for beleaguered tropical forests?
    • A. Perdana. Farmers’ resilient decision-making on agroforestry diversification
    • Question and answer
  • Concluding remarks by the session Chair

Parallel B Posters of T3 Transforming livelihoods through agroecological approaches with trees, T4 Nature-based solutions to address the climate crisis and T5 Inclusive governance for sustainable landscapes.

Chair: Amy Duchelle, CIFOR

  • Opening of the session by the Chair
  • Subsession 1: T3 Transforming livelihoods through agroecological approaches with trees
    Moderator: Fergus Sinclair

    • J. N’zi. Phenotyping variation in tree traits from provenance of Akpi in Côte D’Ivoire
    • C.Galabuzi. Strategies and standards for production and distribution of tree germplasm in Mt. Elgon region of Uganda
    • A. López-Sampson. Timber trees and enrichment options in tobacco farms in the Dominican Republic
    • M.P. Nguyen. Assessing land and soil health in Son La Vietnam for prioritizing and tracking restoration activities within the AFLI project
    • G. Koech. The Prosopis juliflora invasion in drylands presents multiple challenges and benefits: The case of charcoal for improved livelihoods in Kenya
    • P. Estrella. Survival of fruit seedlings intercropped with bamboo species in the Brazilian savanna
    • A. Ekadinata. Sustainable Lowland Agriculture for Development in Indonesia (SLADI)
    • C.Galabuzi. Factors affecting adoption and diffusion of agroforestry by smallholders in the Mt. Elgon region of Uganda
    • Question and answer
  • Subsession 2: T4 Nature-based solutions to address the climate crisis
    Moderator: Christopher Martius and Plinio Sist

    • V.Gitz. Operationalizing nature-based solutions through forestry and agroforestry
    • G. Demarchi. Using publicly available remote sensing products to evaluate REDD+ projects in Brazil
    • C. Carrilho. The effects of a REDD+ initiative on deforestation and well-being: A panel study in the Brazilian TransAmazon
    • P. Jacome. Bamboo-based alternatives of feeding for tropical cattle farming: A case study in Colombia
    • A. Meybeck. An overview on forests, agroforestry and trees in national adaptation plans (NAPs)
    • N. Pingault. What place for land use in the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture in UNFCCC?
    • B. Lauman. Participatory assessment of vulnerability to climate change and variability and other hazards at landscape level
    • Question and answer
  • Subsession 3: T5 Inclusive governance for sustainable landscapes
    Moderator: Anne Larson

    • M. Bourne. Policy achievements, gaps and opportunities for scaling agroforestry to meet climate change, biodiversity and restoration challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa
    • P. Wainaina. Incentives for landscape restoration: Lessons from Shinyanga, Tanzania
    • N. Ilahibaks. Assessing governance in the landscape of the upper Suriname River area
    • A. Joni. Strengthening participatory process of reconciling forest, agriculture and other land uses data at the local level in Indonesia
    • Question and answer
  • Concluding remarks by the session Chair
14:30

BREAK [15 min]

14:45

Hot and controversial! Systemic approaches in a silver bullet world [90 min]

This session will feature a “Green Dragons’ den” and make use of innovative methods for live digital interaction aims to elicit controversies, strengths and shortcomings of differing arguments
Green Dragons: A. M. Izac, S. Braatz, L. Collette, R. Muyungi  (Independent members of the FTA ISC)

  • Introduction by V. Gitz
  • Polling session
  • Case presentation and Dragon’s assessment
    • Eduardo Sommariba (CATIE): ShadeMotion
    • Sammy Carsan and La Nguyen (ICRAF): Improved son tra cultivar
    • Yanxia Li (INBAR): Bamboo for community energy provision
    • Bas Louman (Tropenbos): Inclusive method for landscape analysis of financial flows
    • Fergus Sinclair (ICRAF): Options by context approach to agronomic innovation
  • Public crowdfunding exercise
  • Presentation of results and feedback by V. Gitz
  • Dragons’ decisions and crowdfunding results
  • Panel discussion on lessons learned and way forward. Panel chaired by A. M. Izac
    Ravi Prabhu (ICRAF), Kumar Tumuluru (CIFOR), Leona Liu (CIFOR/Resilient Landscapes).

Friday, 25 Sept – Closing Plenary session
13:00

Stream Leaders wrap-up [30 min]

Conference wrap-up by stream

  • Stream 1 Chairs – Michael Brady, Bas Louman
  • Stream 2 Chairs – Ramni Jamnadass, Chris Kettle
  • Stream 3 Chairs – Fergus Sinclair, Yanxia Li, Eduardo Somarriba
  • Stream 4 Chairs – Christopher Martius, Yanxia Li, Plinio Sist
  • Stream 5 Chairs – Peter Minang, Anne Larson, Marlène Elias
13:30

Resarch impact through transformative innovations panel [35 min]

Introduction by R. Prabhu, Chair of the panel

  • Wrap up of Stream 6 – Brian Belcher, Federica Coccia
  • Panel discussion
    C. Muthuri, ICRAF, Regional Coordinator, Eastern & Southern Africa
    S. Alba-Corral, IDRC, Interim Director, Agriculture and Environment
    P. Pacheco, WWF, Global Forests Lead Scientist
    T. Vijay Kumar, Executive Vice Chairman, Rythu Sadhikara Samstha (in the rank of Special Chief Secretary), and Member State Agriculture Mission, Govt of Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Chair’s conclusions
14:05

Question and answer exchange with participants on the streams achievements and previous panel [20 min]

 

14:20 

BREAK [10 min]

14:30

Donors and resource partners perspectives on future research for development priorities [35 min]

Introduction by R. Nasi, Chair of the session

  • S. Anwar, Vice President, Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives
  • K. Wibowo, AQUA Indonesia Sustainability Director
  • N. Devoe (Australia)
  • W. Van Ijssel (The Netherlands, tbc)
  • M. Evequoz (Switzerland)
15:05

The way forward: Emerging and most needed R4D questions that require large partnerships like FTA and how to move ahead? Perspectives from FTA partners [55 min]
A panel co-chaired by T. Simons (ICRAF DG and CIFOR-ICRAF executive director) and A. M. Izac (Chair of the Independent Steering Committee of FTA).

  • Introduction and perspectives by the two co-Chairs T. Simons and A. M. Izac
  • Panel discussion moderated by the co-Chairs:
    • CAF (Li Xuejiao)
    • Bioversity (S. Weise for the Alliance CIAT-Bioversity)
    • CATIE (E. Sommariba)
    • CIRAD (P. Sist)
    • INBAR (Li Yanxia)
    • Trobenbos (R. Boot)
  • Wrap-up by panels’ co-Chairs T. Simons and A. M. Izac
16:00

Conference closure [15 min]

  • Measuring success and coming back to initial expectations – Polls organized by conference organizers
  • Closing remarks by R. Nasi and V. Gitz, the 2 Directors of FTA in Phase 1 and Phase 2

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