GFFC 2013 Programme – Food Security & Sustainability

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TUESDAY, 9 APRIL 2013
16:00 – 18:30 Game Drive for GFFC Speakers and VIP Guests (Attendance by invitation only)
18:30 – 22:00 Boma Dinner for GFFC Speakers and VIP Guests (Attendance by invitation only)
DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, 10 APRIL 2013
07:00 Registration
VENUE: ROYAL BALLROOM SOUTH
09:00 – 10:00 Opening Session in the Royal Ballroom – North & South
10:00 – 10:30 Tea / Coffee Break in the Superbowl
10:30 – 12:30 Opening Session in the Royal Ballroom – North & South
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch in the Superbowl
GFFC – FOOD SECURITY & SUSTAINABILITY
SESSION 2: MEETING THE SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE
Moderator: Mr Alexander Döring, Chairman, IFIF Technical Committee
14:00 – 14:25 KEYNOTE – SUSTAINABILITY: The role of animal agriculture in feeding 10 billion people sustainably
- Prof Marty Matlock, Professor of Ecological Engineering, University of Arkansas, Executive Director, UA Office for Sustainability
14:25 – 14:50 Importance of livestock and the technological and policy challenges facing the development of livestock in Africa
- Dr Michael Blummel, Global Project Leader, Scientific Intensification of Livestock Systems, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
14:50 – 15:15 Towards a sustainable feed industry
- Mr Patrick Vanden Avenne, Executive Board Member, International Feed Industry Association (IFIF)
15:15 – 15:30 Discussion
15:30 – 16:00 Tea / Coffee Break in the Superbowl
SESSION 5: SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH NUTRITION I
Moderator: Mr Alexander Döring, Chairman, IFIF Technical Committee
16:00 – 16:25 Sustainability and the Australian experience
- Mr John Spragg, Executive Officer, Stock Feed Manufacturers’ Council of Australia
16:25 – 16:50 Impacting the environmental footprint of animals through nutrition
- Mr Jack Corless, Global Dairy Consultant, Alltech
16:50 – 17:00 Discussion
CLOSURE FOR THE DAY
18:30 WELCOME COCKTAIL PARTY IN THE SUPERBOWL
DAY 2: THURSDAY, 11 APRIL 2013
07:00 Registration
VENUE: ROYAL BALLROOM SOUTH
GFFC – FOOD SECURITY & SUSTAINABILITY
SESSION 8: SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH NUTRITION II
Moderator: Mr Hsin Huang, Secretary General, International Meat Secretariat
09:00 – 09:25 The FAO Global Agenda of Action in support of sustainable livestock sector development
- Prof Harinder Makkar, Livestock Officer, Animal Production and Health Division, FAO
09:25 – 09:50 The Partnership on Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP)
- Mr Alexander Döring, Chairman, IFIF Technical Committee
09:50 – 10:15 Towards global LCA guidelines and a carbon footprint tool for the feed industry.
- Mr Nicolas Martin, Policy Advisor, FEFAC
10:15 – 10:30 Discussion
10:30 – 11:00 Tea / Coffee Break in the Superbowl
SESSION 11: SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH NUTRITION III
Moderator: Mr Hsin Huang, Secretary General, International Meat Secretariat
11:00 – 11:25 LCA in practice: Contribution of specialty feed ingredients to livestock sustainability
- Dr Michael Binder, Chair, SFIS Technical Board
11:25 – 11:50 How Specialty Feed Ingredients can mitigate environmental impact of livestock production
- Mr Philippe Becquet, Chair, SFIS Management Board
11:50 – 12:30 Discussion
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch in the Superbowl
SESSION 14: MEETING CONSUMER EXPECTATIONS
Moderator: Ms Daniela Battaglia, Livestock Development Officer, Animal Production and Health Division, FAO
14:00 – 14:25 Ensuring Sustainability in the global food system and the importance of consumers
- Dr Hans Jöhr, Corporate Head of Agriculture, Nestlé
14:25 – 14:50 Creating brand value with applied sustainability along the life cycle
- Dr Christoph Günther, Head of SET – applied sustainability, Europe, BASF
14:50 – 15:15 Giving consumers a voice – sustainability and the importance of consumers
- Ms Onica Nonhlanhla Makwakwa, Head of CI for Africa, Consumers International
15:15 – 15:30 Discussion
15:30 – 16:00 Tea / Coffee Break in the Superbowl
SESSION 17: FACING THE CHALLENGES: THE WAY FORWARD IN AFRICA I
Moderator: Dr Godwin Oyedele Oyediji, Registrar/CEO, Nigerian Institute of Animal Science
16:00 – 16:25 Ensuring food security and sustainability in Africa
- Dr Berhe Tekola, Director of Animal Production & Health Division, FAO
16:25 – 16:50 Challenges in doing Feed & Food business in Africa
- Mr Bayella Thiam, World Area Manager Africa, Novus International
16:50 – 17:15 A developing country’s view on sustainability
- Mr Jannie de Villiers, Chief Executive Officer, Grain South Africa
17:15 – 17:30 Discussion
CLOSURE FOR THE DAY
19:30  BEACH PARTY AT THE VALLEY OF THE WAVES
DAY 3: FRIDAY, 12 APRIL 2013
07:00 Registration
VENUE: ROYAL BALLROOM SOUTH
GFFC – FOOD SECURITY & SUSTAINABILITY
SESSION 20: FACING THE CHALLENGES: THE WAY FORWARD IN AFRICA II
Moderator: Mr Zemedeneh Negatu, Managing Partner, Ernst & Young Ethiopia
09:00 – 09:25 Global supply and demand for feed, food and fertilizers.
- Dr Stephen Dowdle, President of PCS Sales, PotashCorp
09:25 – 09:50 Sustainability in practice: supporting small holder farmers in Africa to intensify crop production
- Dr Mohamet El Gharous, Consulting Director of North Africa Programs, International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI)
09:50 – 10:15 The Ghana Nutrition Improvement Project
- Dr Yasuhiko Toride, Associate General Manager, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
10:15 – 10:30 Discussion
10:30 – 11:00 Tea / Coffee Break in the Superbowl
SESSION 23: FACING THE CHALLENGES: THE WAY FORWARD IN AFRICA III
Moderator: Mr Zemedeneh Negatu, Managing Partner, Ernst & Young Ethiopia
11:00 – 11:20 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The way forward in Africa
- The Honorable Joseph Djimrangar Dadnadji, Prime Minister of the Republic of Chad
11:25 – 11:50 Latest research and technology to increase productivity using sustainable methods to produce feed and food in Sub-Saharan Africa
- Dr Shamie Zingore, Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI)
11:50 – 12:15 The Africa Growth Story – What it Means for South African Business & the Agricultural Sector
- Dr Martyn Davies, CEO, Frontier Advisory
12:15 – 13:00 Panel Discussion: The way forward in Africa
13:10 – 13:30 PLENARY 3: CLOSING CEREMONY IN THE SUPERBOWL
13:30 CLOSING LUNCH IN THE SUPERBOWL
GUEST DEPARTURE