30 Jun 2016

PSM Partnership Forum 2016 - Livestock (June 30, IFAD)

The partnerships forum on the Livestock will provide a unique setting for sharing examples and concrete experiences of successful initiatives in many countries, particularly focusing on “partnerships”.

Date: June 30, 2016

Location: IFAD, Via Paolo di Dono, 44 00142 Rome, Italy (Executive Dining Room and Italian Conference Room)

Co-Host: H.E Ambassador Claudio Rozencwaig of Argentina

Participation: Multistakeholder, high presence of Member States, by invitation only

Proposed Program

Session 1 - Luncheon on Zero Hunger Challenge – 1pm to 3pm – Executive Dining Room
Keynote: Jimmy Smith, Director General, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) @ILRI
Moderator: Kasper Thormod Nielsen, Director Trade Policy, Arla Foods @arla

Session 2– 3pm – 4pm – Italian Conference Room
Welcome by Luis Jimenez-McInnis, Director of the Partnership and Resource Mobilization Office, IFAD
Welcome by H.E Claudio Rozencwaig, Ambassador of Argentina to the UN Rome-Based Agencies
• Why partner with the private sector for development and how to make partnerships better? Hanne Søndergaard, SVP Global Categories, Arla Foods - 10mn
• What are the key issues in the livestock sector where partnerships will be most needed? – Antonio Rota, Lead Technical Specialist Livestock, IFAD - 10 mn
• Q&A – 20mn

Coffee break –4pm to 4.15pm

Session 3 – 4.15pm – 6.15pm – Italian Conference Room
Rapid fire presentations (2mn long only) and discussions on projects moderated by H.E Hinrich Thölken, Ambassador of Germany to the UN Rome-Based Agencies @GermanyUNRome

1. Investing in livestock research and knowledge
• The Dairy Sustainability Framework – The dairy sector taking ownership of its sustainability agenda globally, Brian Lindsay, Sector Lead Sustainability, Global Dairy Agenda for Action @GlobalDairyP

2. Increasing productivity and efficiency
• Silvopastoral systems in Argentina, everybody wins, Juan José Grigera Naon, Member of Council Representatives of the Institute for the Promotion of Argentinian Beef (Instituto de Promoción de la Carne Vacuna Argentina-IPCVA) and Director of the Rural Society of Argentina (Sociedad Rural Argentina) @IPCVA
• LEAP Partnership: sound assessment tools for eco-efficiency and Sustainable Development Goals, Camillo de Camilis, Program Manager and Scientific Adviser, Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership, FAO @FAOKnowledge
• The Milky Way to Development project, Abdou Fall, Programme Manager, Billital Maroobé Network
• Balancing Increased Productivity and Market Demand for East African Dairy Farmers, Pierre Ferrari, CEO, Heifer International @Heifer

3. Caring for animals
• Innovative algae-based solutions for animal nutrition, health and care, Thomas Pavie, Director “One Health”, Olmix Group @olmixgroup
• Regulatory harmonisation partnerships to increase vaccine/medicine availability, Carel du Marchie Sarvaas, Executive Director, HealthforAnimals @Health4Animals
• Animal welfare as integral part of sustainable development: the triple win of silvopastoral cattle production in Colombia, Dirk-Jan Verdonk, Head of Programmes, World Animal Protection (WAP) @MoveTheWorld
• Livestock and antibiotics: where to go?, Olivier Espeisse, Director EU and Africa, Government Affairs, Elanco @Elanco

4. Minimizing waste
• Sustainable Water Footprint for Dairy, Nico van Belzen, Director General, International Dairy Federation @FIL_IDF
• One man’s meat..., Ruaraidh Petre, Executive Director, Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef @GRSBeef
• Re-thinking how we define waste, Ian McConnel, Global Commodity Lead - Beef, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) @WWF

5. Healthy diets and adding value
• Dairy Nutrition Initiative, Laurence Rycken, Technical Manager, International Dairy Federation @FIL_IDF
• The role of meat in a sustainable diet, Mary-Ann Binnie, Manager, Nutrition & Food Industry Relations, Canadian Pork Council
• Health, safe meat with impact, Anne-Marie Neeteson, Vice President Welfare and Compliance, Aviagen, representative of the International Poultry Council @AviagenTweets

Concluding Remarks: Adolfo Brizzi, Director, Policy and Technical Advisory Division, IFAD, @IFAD_News

The event will conclude at 6.30pm.

The event will be live tweeted, please make sure to use:

Organizer contacts:
Private Sector Mechanism: Morgane Danielou morgane@emergingag.com  ; Permanent Representation of Argentina Nazareno Montani ncm@mrecic.gov.ar