Join us for a presentation of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)’s Report “Competing in Agribusiness: Corporate Strategies and Public Policies for the Challenges of the 21st Century” and Roundtable with the CGIAR in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This event, hosted by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), will be available in Spanish, with English interpretation for the online audience.
8:30-9:00 Online connection activates
9:00-9:10 Opening, welcome remarks and context. Joaquin Lozano, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, CGIAR
9:10-9:40 Presentation of the IDB Report “Competing in Agribusiness”. Ernesto Stein, Representative in Mexico, IDB Group.
9:40-9:50 CGIAR comments by Valeria Piñeiro, Acting Head of the Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
9:50-10:05 Presentation “Innovation in Modern Agriculture”, Gustavo Crespi, Principal Specialist, Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation Division, IDB.
10:05-10:15 CGIAR comments by Hugo Campos, Deputy Director for Research, International Potato Center (CIP)
10:15-10:30 Presentation “Value-Creation Strategies in Global Value Chains in the Face of Environmental Challenges”, Romina Ordoñez, Senior Specialist, Rural Development, Environment and Disaster Risk Management Division, IDB
10:30-10:40 CGIAR comments by Deissy Martinez, Lead, Regional Integrated Initiative Resilient AgriLAC
10:40-11:10 Q&A Session moderated by Jesús Quintana, Managing Director for the Americas, Alliance Bioversity-CIAT (International Center for Tropical Agriculture)
11:10-11:20 Conclusions,, final remarks and closing, Bram Govaerts, Director General, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
11:20-11:30 Time adjustment
Register for the event via Zoom.