Local Economy against Poverty

4th International Conference on Global Food Security

Date: 4 December 2020
Time: 16 h 30 min  to  18 h 00 min

Global food Conference 2020Mini-symposium and debate
in videoconference

From 16.30 to 18

SYM16 – “Key drivers of sustainability and resilience of food production - Feedbacks from the field in Africa, South-East Asia and the Carribean”

This events will contribute to session topic 8. Availability: production, distribution and exchange of food.

By crossing development and research points of view, it will explore multidisciplinary issues (agronomy, economy, sociology and environment) to implement solutions adapted to various contexts: agroecology, economic empowerment and value chain integration of family farming and multi-stakeholders territorial approach.

Agrisud will participate to share its analysis on risks and resilience factors of food systems observed on its fields of action.

Organisers : Elsevier, Montpellier Univeristy et Wageningen University & Research with the collaboration of : Agropolis International, Agropolis Fondation, CCARDESA, CGIAR, CIRAD, IDRC, INRAE and IRD.

Moderator : Patrice Burger, Chairman of CARI

Speakers :

  • Sylvain Berton, Head of Operations – Agrisud International
  • Sylvain Deffontaines, Program coordinator AGRITER – Agrisud International
  • Imane Taaime, Head of the Norsys Foundation in Morocco
  • Jean-Louis Rastoin, Honorary professor – Montpellier SupAgro Chair UNESCO World Food Systems


The mini-symposium will be done in French :

  • Presentation : 45 minutes (development practitioners and scientists points of view)
  • Synthesis and key elements for discussions : 15 min
  • Debate : 30 minutes


Inscription - Free access for students and grants available for delegates from developing countries