VIRTUAL EVENT: 3rd Global Conference of the One Planet network’s Sustainable Food Systems Programme: week 2

VIRTUAL EVENT: 3rd Global Conference of the One Planet network’s Sustainable Food Systems Programme: week 2

25 November – 3 December 2020. 3rd Global Conference of the One Planet (10YFP) Sustainable Food Systems Programme

The purpose of this 3rd global conference is to provide substantial input to the UN Food Systems Summit that is tentatively scheduled for the third quarter of 2021, building on the achievements of the SFS Programme’s membership during the first five years of implementation as well as the outcomes of the Programme’s previous two global conferences.

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Side events

30/11 Unlocking Finance for Inclusive Agriculture: Aceli Africa SFSP Panel

  • Aceli Africa and Dalberg Advisors analyzed data from 31 lenders to assess the economics and low volumes of agri-SME lending
  • Agriculture & agri-SMEs are particularly important in East African economies, but the sector remains chronically under-financed
  • Annual financing gap of ~$65bn for African agri-SMEs with financing needs of $25k to $1.5m
  • Agri-SMEs in this $25k-$1.5m segment are under-financed in part because they fall between two lending business models
  • Three lender types target different agri-SME segments and all have room to grow – if the lending economics can be improved 

30/11 Addressing food systems through consumers – promoting awareness and behavioral change 
  • Chair Ulf Jaeckel, BMU, Germany 
  • Daniela Acuña, Ministry of Agriculture, Chile 
  • Ply Pirom, WWF Thailand 
  • Andre Nel, Pick n Pay 
  • Daniel Vennard, World Resources Institute 
30/11 Leveraging public procurement to accelerate SDG implementation 
  • Chair Stineke Oenema, UNSCN Coordinator 
  • Erika Bozzay OECD – Introduction to the potential and requirements of public food procurement to function as a key food system transformation tool, 
  • Florence TartanacFAO 
  • Anne-Marie Saulnier, ECPAR 
  • Peter Defranceschi, ICLEI 
  • Doris Yawa Gab, Ghana
02/12 Our commitment for a sustainable food future 
Report from previous sessions 
Chair Christian Hofer, Director-General, Federal Office for Agriculture, Switzerland 
The role of food systems in achieving the 2030 Agenda: with the Chairs of the Food Systems Summit Action Tracks: 
  1. Lawrence HaddadGAIN 
  2. Ajay Vir Jakhar, Bharat Krishak Samaj 
  3. Joao Campari, WWF 
  4. Michelle NunnCARE USA 
  5. Saleemul HuqICCCD

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