3:50 PM Global Public Goods: Food Safety
Laurian Unnevehr, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture Food safety is managed by both private sector market players and national governments. Food safety challenges may increase with globalization and climate change. Are there new approaches to managing food safety sustainably in global supply chains?
4:20 PM Discussion, Wrap Up and Summary
5:00 PM END of DAY TWO

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

TAKING ACTION: POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND INSTITUTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND BARRIERS TO CHANGE

8:30 AM Endogenize the Social Costs of Natural Resource Degradation and Climate Change
Jason Clay, World Wildlife Fund
Introducing the concepts of full costing, PP, PES, multiple wins and application to natural resource management and climate change to strengthen the resource base and achieve a sustainable future food supply.
9:00 AM Political Economy Issues, Priorities and Political Will
Rob Paarlberg, Wellesley College
Consider both national and international issues including national and international agricultural and trade policies.
9:30 AM Incentives and Limitations to Action by Civil Society
Brian Greenberg, InterAction
10:00 AM Incentives and Limitations to Action by the Private Sector
Dennis Treacy, Smithfield Foods
10:30 AM BREAK
10:50 AM Panel: Confront Trade-Offs, Remove National and International Externalities, Seek Multiple Wins, and Establish Coalitions and Partnerships
Moderator: Laurian Unnevehr, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Panelist 1: Carol Kramer-LeBlanc, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Panelist 2: Emmy Simmons, U.S. Agency for International Development (ret.)
Panelist 3: Melinda Kimble, United Nations Foundation
11:35 AM Q&A and Discussion with Audience
12:15 AM Concluding Comments
Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Cornell University, Committee Chair
12:30 PM ADJOURN for Public Session


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