Official Dialogue Feedback to the United Nations 2021 Food Systems Summit
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Ethiopia Food System High Level Round table
East Africa Time / (GMT) Agenda
|Reception with refreshments|
Coffee, tea and light snacks
|Welcome and opening remarks |
Moderator: H. E Mandefro Negussie (PhD), State Minister, Ministry of Agriculture
Purpose of the High Level Round Table and call to Sir John Beddington and Excellencies for welcoming remarks
Sir John Beddington: Chair, Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition Opening remarks
David Nabarro: Special Envoy WHO and Strategic Director 4SD (TBC)
Co-chair: H.E. Dr Lia Tadesse, Minister of Health
Chair: H.E. Ato Oumer Hussein, Minister, Ministry of Agriculture Welcome and call of meeting to order
Foresight 2.0 – ‘Future Food Systems: For people, our planet and prosperity’ : Global Panel evidence on food systems
Speaker: Prof Patrick Webb, Technical Advisor to the Global Panel and Alexander McFarlane
Professor of Nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University
Sharing the global perspective. Evidence, recommendations and best practices from the Global Panel Foresight 2.0 report and their implications for Ethiopia
Transforming Ethiopian food systems: Better diet quality, prosperity, and sustainability in a changing climate
Speaker: Dr. Ferew Lemma
Sharing Ethiopia’s current food system, nutrition and agricultural landscape.
The Seqota Declaration: Innovative Government of Ethiopia to end stunting among children under 2 by 2030.
Speaker: Dr. Sisay Sinamo
A show case of multi-sectoral innovative approach to address food system gaps in Ethiopia: achievements and challenges.
Briefing on the roundtable discussion
Roundtable discussion: Reflection on the Presentations and How to transform the food systems to deliver sustainable and healthy diets for all in Ethiopia: Moderator to lead
Moderated discussion to highlight the following key areas:
• Required actions to be taken at federal, regional and local levels;
• Game Changers to be considered in the preparations for positioning Ethiopia for the
Global Food system Summit
|Close followed by Dinner|