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Session 2: Maximize Gains from Climate-Food-Nature Nexus

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm
ADB Auditorium

The food security agenda is inherently related to climate change, natural resources, and ecosystems. The keynote presentation will illustrate case studies to highlight policy lessons of failing to maximize the nexus gains, followed by a panel discussion on ways and means to maximize climate-food-nature nexus gains. Join via Zoom

Group Photo: Session Participants

Moderator:

  • Bruno Carrasco, Director General & Chief Compliance Officer, Climate Change and Sustainable Development, ADB

Keynote Presentations:

  • Michael Kremer, Innovation Commission for Climate Change, Food Security and Agriculture, University of Chicago
  • Ismahane Elouafi, Executive Managing Director, CGIAR

Panelists:

  • Jyotsna Puri, Associate Vice-President, IFAD
  • Paul Winters, Executive Director, Innovation Commission for Climate Change, Food Security, and Agriculture, University of Chicago
  • Eli Fenichel, Professor of Natural Resource Economics, Yale University
  • Raquibul Amin, Head, Programme Management, Science and Strategy Group IUCN Asia Regional Office
  • Yoko Watanabe, Director, Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Department, ADB
  • Thomas Panella, Director, Agriculture, Food, Nature, and Rural Development, ADB

Q&A

Speakers

Bruno Carrasco

Director General, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Department

Asian Development Bank

Eli Fenichel

Professor

Natural Resource Economics, Yale University

Ismahane Elouafi

Executive Managing Director

Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers

Jyotsna Puri

Associate Vice-President, Strategy and Knowledge Department

International Fund for Agricultural Development

Michael Kremer

Professor, Innovation Commission for Climate Change, Food Security and Agriculture

University of Chicago

Paul Winters

Executive Director, Innovation Commission for Climate Change, Food Security, and Agriculture

University of Chicago

Raquibul Amin

Head, Programme Management, Science and Strategy Group

IUCN Asia

Thomas Panella

Director, Agriculture, Food, Nature, and Rural Development Sector Office, Sectors Group

Asian Development Bank

Yoko Watanabe

Director, Environment, Climate Change, Resilience, and Environment Cluster, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Department

Asian Development Bank