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2018 Global Nutrition Symposium

The Missing Link: Increasing Availability of Animal-Source Foods Through Greater Production and Marketing of Quality Feeds

January 24-25, 2018 | Harmony Hotel | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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PROGAM OF THE 2018 GLOBAL NUTRITION SYMPOSIUM

SYMPOSIUM AGENDA

Wednesday, January 24

Session I. Opening

8.00am             Registration

8.30am             Opening of the Symposium

9.00am             The U.S. Global Food Security Strategy, USAID Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy, and the importance of nutrition sensitive agriculture for the development of Ethiopia

Dr. Faith Bartz Tarr, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow & Agriculture Officer, USAID

9.20am             Realizing livestock’s potential: Why animal feed is critical to achieving our strategic goals

Ms. Kristen MacNaughtan, Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

9.40am            Focus on Feed: USAID and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation collaboration on feed research and capacity building

Dr. Adegbola Adesogan, Director, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems

9.55am             Opening of the poster session – Improving supply, fostering demand: Experiences in quality feeds. Group photo and coffee

 

Session II. Quality Feeds: Roles and Experiences   

10.30am           Keynote address: Improving livestock productivity, livelihoods, human nutrition and the environment through quality feeds

Dr. Harinder Makkar, former Senior Animal Production Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); and Private consultant

11.15am          Mapping feed demand and supply

Dr. Michael Blümmel, Deputy Program Leader ‒ Feed and Forage Development, ILRI

11.45am           Improving the supply of quality feeds in Ethiopia: Successes and lessons learned

Adugna Tolera, Professor, Hawassa University and
Dr. Getnet Assefa, Former Director ‒ Livestock Research Directorate, EIAR

12.15pm           Improving the supply of quality feeds in Burkina Faso: Successes and lessons learned

Dr. Oumou Sanon, Deputy Director, INERA

12.45pm           Lunch and poster session continued

Session III. Working Group 1 – Solutions for Increasing the Supply of Quality Feed 

2.15pm            Concurrent working groups (5) to discuss proven innovative solutions and to recommend research and development actions 

4.00pm            Working group presentation summaries and discussion

5.30pm            Reception hosted by ILRI

Thursday, January 25

Session IV. Working Group 2 – Models and Tools for Feed Delivery

8.30am             Concurrent working groups (5) to discuss proven innovative solutions and to recommend research and development actions 

10.00am           Coffee

Session V. Closing

10.15am           Working group presentations and discussion

11.30am           Developing an enabling policy framework for ensuring supply of quality feeds

Mr. Seyoum Bediye, Director, EIAR and Ethiopian Animal Feed Industry Association

12.15pm           Summary 

Dr. Asamoah Larbi, Country Representative (Ghana), IITA; and External Advisory Board, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems  

12.30pm           Adjourn

12.20pm            Lunch followed by field trip (departure at 1.15pm)


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