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Food and Agriculture Workshops, March 15, 2010:

9:00 – 10:30
Lessons of Global Food Trade
Conference Room 2, Yifu Conference Center, Renmin University

Moderator: Zhang Xiaoshan, Rural Development Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Lim Li Ching, Third World Network

Trade Liberalization in Agriculture: Impacts on Developing Countries

Liu Denggao, China Soy Association

Lessons from China’s soy

Hu Bingchuan, Rural Development Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Big bean, big nation and big view: China’s agriculture trade in globalization

Discussant: Joshua Muldavin, Action 2030 Institute

10:50 –12: 20
Food security and food safety
Conference Room 2, Yifu Conference Center, Renmin University

Moderator: Jim Harkness, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Zhou Li, School of Agriculture Economics and Rural Development, Renmin University

From Who Will Feed China to How to Feed China

Mae-Wan Ho, Institute of Science in Society

Food security & the green circular economy

Yang Zhengli, Institute of Environment and Sustainable development in Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

A few points on prevention and treatment of China’s agricultural pollution

Zhang Weifeng, China Agricultural University

Fertilizer use in agriculture in China

Discussant: Zhang Lijian, Ministry of Agriculture

1:20 – 1:50
Screening of a short documentary film on agriculture and food

2:00 – 3:30
Climate change and agriculture
Conference Room 2, Yifu Conference Center, Renmin University

Moderator: Jim Harkness, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Lim Li Ching, Third World Network

Trade Liberalization in Agriculture: Impacts on Developing Countries

Dale Wen, Action 2030 Institute

Sustainable Agriculture is Climate Friendly

Zhang Yong, Heifer China

Community response to climate change: a case study of Heifer China

Lin Erda, Research Center of Agriculture and Climate Change, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences:

How to Balance Food Security with Sustainability of Agricultural Production? - China Case study

Discussant: Lv Yarong, School of Agriculture Economics and Rural Development, Renmin University

3:50 – 5:20
Closing session :
1.Zhang Xiaoshan, Rural Development Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
2.Closing statements by a panel of co-organizers
3.Wen Tiejun, School of Agriculture Economics and Rural Development, Renmin University

 

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