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UNFSS Pre-Summit Affiliated Session – Strengthening food systems transformation through agroecology

Online
27 Jul 2021 19:30-20:20 CEST / 13:30-14:20 EDT

 


Join us in this interactive session to call for food systems transformation through agroecology!

What?: Strengthening food systems transformation through #agroecologyworks – Affiliated Session of the UNFSS Pre-Summit
When?: Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 19:30-20:20 CEST / 13:30-14:20 EDT

Why should you join this event?

  • Learn from dedicated farmers, governmental representatives and financial supporters how agroecology works for them in practice and how they overcame obstacles and limitations for its implementation and upscaling.
  • Share your support to agroecological approaches as a key concept for food systems transformation, get to know and join various agroecological initiatives, and invite others to act.

The event aims to further strengthen the vibrant multi-stakeholder coalitions to transform food systems based on agroecological principles.

Register now

Speakers:

  • Urs Niggli , Member of the UNFSS Scientific Group and the Swiss National FAO Committee (tbc)
  • Estrella Penunia , Secretary General, Asian Farmers Association (tbc)
  • Alwin Kopse , Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture
  • Roberto Azofeifa , Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica
  • Lauren Baker , Senior Director, Global Alliance for the Future of Food
  • Fergus Sinclair, Chief Scientist CIFOR ICRAF and co convenor Transformative Partnership Platform on Agroecology
  • Moderation: Louise Luttikholt, Executive Director, IFOAM Organics International.

Duration: 50 minutes
Simultaneous translation in French, Spanish and English will be available.


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