Food Security 2011: Transforming the Food Production System (Food2011)
Venue: Chatham House, London
|Event Date/Time: Dec 14, 2011||End Date/Time: Dec 15, 2011|
|Registration Date: Dec 14, 2011|
|Early Registration Date: Oct 14, 2011|
Transforming the Food Production System
14 and 15 December
Chatham House, London
How do practices, value chains and trade need to be transformed?
This event will examine how to transform the agricultural system towards one that is more productive, efficient, resilient, and environmentally sustainable.
Join business leaders and representatives from governments, multilateral agencies, and non-governmental organizations to discuss and propose how to transform the agricultural system towards one that is more productive, more efficient, more resilient, and environmentally sustainable. Questions to be discussed include:
â€¢How do agricultural practices, value chains and trade need to be transformed?
â€¢What transformative business models and partnerships between the public and private sectors work?
â€¢How can political and economic barriers be overcome?
â€¢Do we need a new politics of food?
Dr David Nabarro, UN Secretary-Generalâ€™s Special Representative for Food Security and Nutrition
Professor Sir Gordon Conway, Chief Scientific Adviser, Imperial College London
Jeffrey Currie, Global Head of Commodities Research, Goldman Sachs International
Professor Robert Watson, Chief Scientific Adviser, DEFRA, UK
Register by 14 October 2011 to benefit from the early booking rate