Appendix A
Workshop Agenda

MITIGATING THE NUTRITIONAL IMPACTS OF THE GLOBAL FOOD PRICE CRISIS

JULY 14–16, 2009, WORKSHOP AGENDA


The Kaiser Family Foundation

Barbara Jordan Conference Center

1330 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005


Day One: Tuesday, July 14, 2009

8:30

Continental breakfast available

9:00–9:10

Welcome

Harvey Fineberg, Institute of Medicine President

9:10–9:20

Introduction

Reynaldo Martorell, Emory University, Workshop Moderator

9:20–9:30

Welcome from sponsor

Ellen Piwoz, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

SESSION 1
The Dual Crises: Tandem Threats to Nutrition

Session Objectives:

To set the stage for the deliberations by having an overview of the recent food price crisis and how it, in tandem with the current economic crisis (to be discussed July 15 by Hans Timmer), affects developing countries.

 

Moderator: Reynaldo Martorell, Workshop Planning Committee Chair



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Appendix A Workshop Agenda MITIGATING THE NUTRITIONAL IMPACTS OF THE GLOBAL FOOD PRICE CRISIS JULY 14–16, 2009, WORKSHOP AGENDA The Kaiser Family Foundation Barbara Jordan Conference Center 1330 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005 Day One: Tuesday, July , 00 8:30 Continental breakfast available 9:00–9:10 Welcome Harvey Fineberg, Institute of Medicine President 9:10–9:20 Introduction Reynaldo Martorell, Emory University, Workshop Moderator 9:20–9:30 Welcome from sponsor Ellen Piwoz, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation SESSION 1 The Dual Crises: Tandem Threats to Nutrition Session Objectives: To set the stage for the deliberations by having an overview of the recent food price crisis and how it, in tandem with the current economic crisis (to be discussed July 15 by Hans Timmer), affects developing countries. Moderator: Reynaldo Martorell, Workshop Planning Committee Chair 

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0 IMPACTS OF THE GLOBAL FOOD PRICE CRISIS 9:30–10:00 The Recent and Current Food Price Crisis and Future Perspectives Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Cornell University 10:00–10:30 Question and answer session 10:30–10:45 Break SESSION 2 Impacts on Nutrition Session Objectives: To understand the pathways from the food price and economic crises to nutritional impact, including a discussion of existing evidence and vulnerable populations. Moderator: Isatou Jallow, World Food Programme 10:45–11:15 Conceptual Presentation on Pathways to Nutritional Impact Ricardo Uauy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; University of Chile 11:15–11:45 Existing Evidence of Nutritional Impacts Francesco Branca, World Health Organization 11:45–12:15 Are the Urban Poor Particularly Vulnerable? Marie Ruel, International Food Policy Research Institute 12:15–1:00 Open discussion 1:00–1:45 Lunch provided SESSION 3 Responding to the Crises at the Country Level Session Objectives: To understand the range of country experiences with the food price and economic crises and their impact on food security and nutrition, as well as country-level responses to these crises. Moderator: Ruth Oniang’o, Rural Outreach Program, Kenya

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 APPENDIX A 1:45–2:05 The Role of Ministries in Responding to the Crises at the Country Level Ruth Oniang’o, Rural Outreach Program, Kenya 2:05–2:35 Review of National Responses to the Food Crisis Hafez Ghanem, Food and Agriculture Organization Country Experiences and Responses: Case Studies 2:35–2:55 The Case of Mexico Graciela Teruel Belismelis, Iberoamericana University 2:55–3:15 The Global Food Price Crisis and Food Development Strategy in China Fangquan Mei, State Council Food and Nutrition Consultant Committee; Chinese Association for Agricultural Modernization 3:15–3:30 Break 3:30–3:50 Food Prices, Consumption, and Nutrition in Ethiopia: Implications of Recent Price Shocks Paul Dorosh, International Food Policy Research Institute, Ethiopia 3:50–4:10 Bangladesh Case Study Josephine Iziku Ippe, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) 4:10–5:15 Moderated discussion 5:15 Adjourn for the day Day Two: Wednesday, July , 00 8:30 Continental breakfast available 9:00–9:05 Introduction to day two Reynaldo Martorell, Emory University

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 IMPACTS OF THE GLOBAL FOOD PRICE CRISIS SESSION 4 Revisiting the Dual Crises: Tandem Threats to Nutrition Session Objectives: To set the stage for the deliberations by having an overview of the current economic crisis and how it, in tandem with the recent food price crisis (addressed July 14 by Per Pinstrup-Andersen), affects developing countries. Moderator: Reynaldo Martorell, Emory University 9:05–9:35 The Current Economic Crisis and Future Perspectives Hans Timmer, The World Bank 9:35–10:05 Question and answer session SESSION 5 A Role for Nutrition Surveillance in Addressing the Global Food Crisis Session Objectives: To encourage a broad discussion of nutrition surveillance, including existing nutrition surveillance systems, their capacity to monitor food price fluctuations, and the gaps and needs for improved surveillance. Moderator: Keith West, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 10:05–10:35 Nutrition Surveillance in Relation to the Food Price and Economic Crises John Mason, Tulane University 10:35–10:50 Break 10:50–11:50 Strengths and Limitations of Past, Existing, and Budding Nutrition Surveillance Systems (15 minutes/speaker) Andrew Thorne-Lyman, Helen Keller International Nutrition Surveillance Projects; Harvard School of Public Health Chris Hillbruner, FEWS NET; Chemonics Anna Taylor, Listening Posts Project; Save the Children UK Ellen Mathys, FANTA-2 Project; Academy for Educational Development

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 APPENDIX A 11:50–12:50 Moderated discussion 12:50–1:30 Lunch provided SESSION 6 The Global Response to the Crises Session Objectives: To understand the landscape of the global nutrition field, those who work in it, and their respective roles and capacities to respond to the food price and economic crises. Moderator: Hans Herren, Millennium Institute 1:30–2:00 Introduction to the Global Nutrition Landscape Ruth Levine, Center for Global Development 2:00–3:00 The Role and Capacity of Civil Society, the Private Sector, and Foundations in Responding to the Crises (15 minutes/speaker) Haddis Tadesse, Gates Foundation Derek Yach, PepsiCo Asma Lateef, Bread for the World Tom Arnold, Concern Worldwide 3:00–3:15 Break 3:15–4:30 The Role and Capacity of UN Agencies in Responding to the Crises (15 minutes/speaker) David Nabarro, United Nations Task Force on Global Food Security Crisis Werner Schultink, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Martin Bloem, World Food Programme Hafez Hafez Ghanem, Food and Agriculture Organization Francesco Branca, World Health Organization World 4:30–5:30 Moderated discussion 5:30 Adjourn for the day

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 IMPACTS OF THE GLOBAL FOOD PRICE CRISIS Day Three: Thursday, July , 00 8:30 Continental breakfast available 9:00–9:05 Introduction to day three Reynaldo Martorell, Emory University SESSION 7 Reorientation of U.S. Policy in Food and Nutrition Session Objectives: To discuss what the U.S. government can and should do to help avoid future food crises and to mitigate the negative nutrition effects of those that cannot be avoided. Moderator: Jackie Judd, Kaiser Family Foundation The U.S. Government Response to the Crises (20 9:05–10:45 minutes/speaker) Representative James McGovern, Roadmap to End Global Hunger Michael Zeilinger, U.S. Agency for International Development Nina Fedoroff, U.S. Department of State Rajiv Shah, U.S. Department of Agriculture Catherine Bertini and Dan Glickman, Chicago Initiative on Global Agricultural Development 10:45–12:00 Moderated discussion 12:00–12:15 Summary discussion and wrap-up Reynaldo Martorell, Emory University 12:15 Adjourn