Food Systems Summit Dialogue: Role of Ag Biotech in Transforming Food Systems

Starts: 23 July 2021 10:00 am EDT

  • Starts: 23 July 2021 10:00 am EDT
  • Ends: 23 July 2021 11:30 am EDT

The UN Special Envoy for the 2021 Food Systems Summit has invited all sectors of society to share their perspectives and solutions. Independent Food Systems Summit Dialogues are being convened around the world both before and after the Summit, effectively crowdsourcing sustainable solutions to strengthen local and global food system. This summit dialogue will explore the role of agricultural biotechnology in transforming food systems for the better by increasing the yields, efficiency or resilience of staple crops.

The line up of global speakers includes: Graham Brookes, PG Economics – UK; Motlatsi Musi, farmer, South Africa; Aileen Garcia, International Rice Research Institute – Philippines; Arif Hossain, CEO of Farming Future Bangladesh; Vitumbiko Chinoko, Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology, Kenya; André Tomas Vilela Hermann, Synthetic Biology Club – Brazil; John Komen, Komen Bioscience Consultancy, Netherlands; Navneet Kaur, Indian post-doctoral researcher, Rothamsted Research – UK; Daniel Norero, Neocrop Technologies, Chile; Joseph Opoku Gakpo,  Ghana Agricultural and Rural Development Journalists Association; and convenor Pablo Orozco, Cornell Alliance for Science, Berlin.

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