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Deep Dive Session 3.2: Food and Nutrition Security: Unveiling Innovations and Building Partnerships for Sustainable ASEAN Agri-Food Systems

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Auditorium 3: Innovation in Value Chain Development 

This session will emphasize the importance of building strong partnerships between CGIAR, ASEAN, and various stakeholders. Building on the examples presented, it will explore how science capacity and political will can be leveraged to create a resilient agri-food system, beyond pilots and projects, contributing to regional food and nutrition security. Join via Zoom

Moderator

  • Stephan Weise, Co-Director, ASEAN - CGIAR Program, Asia Managing Director || Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT

Keynote Speaker: 

  • Jongsoo Shin, ASEAN - CGIAR Program Director || Asia Director, International Rice Research Institute

CGIAR Presentations:

  • Kevin Chen, Convener for Enhancing Value Chains and Regional Trade || Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute
  • Kazuki Saito, Agronomist, International Rice Research Institute
  • Tuyen Huynh, Co- Convener for ASEAN - CGIAR Intervention Package on Food Systems Transformation for More Nutritious and Healthy Diets || Research Team Leader, Food Environment & Consumer Behavior, Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT

Panelists:

  • Pedcris Orencio, Senior Officer, Food Agriculture and Forestry Division, ASEAN Secretariat 
  • Margaret Yoovatana, Chair, ASEAN Climate Resilient Network & Head, Multilateral and International Organization Collaborations of the International Agricultural Affairs Group, Planning and Technical Division, Department of Agriculture Thailand  
  • Bui My Binh, Food systems Focal Point, Senior Officer, International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam 

Speakers

Bui My Binh

Food Systems Focal Point, Senior Officer, International Cooperation Department

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Viet Nam

Jongsoo Shin

Regional Director for Asia

International Rice Research Institute

Kazuki Saito

Agronomist

International Rice Research Institute

Kevin Chen

Qiushi Chair Professor and International Dean; Senior Research Fellow

China Academy for Rural Development Zhejiang University; International Food Policy Research Institute

Margaret Yoovatana

Chair, ASEAN Climate Resilient Network & Head, Multilateral and International Organization Collaborations of the International Agricultural Affairs Group, Planning and Technical Division

Department of Agriculture, Thailand

Pedcris M. Orencio

Senior Officer, Food Agriculture and Forestry Division

ASEAN Secretariat

Stephan Weise

Co-Director; Asia Managing Director

ASEAN - CGIAR Program; Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT

Tuyen Huynh

Co- Convener for ASEAN - CGIAR Intervention Package on Food Systems Transformation for More Nutritious and Healthy Diets || Research Team Leader, Food Environment & Consumer Behavior, Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT

Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research