7-8 JUNE 2017 / Tour & Taxis / Brussels

There is no sustainable development without shared science

There is no sustainable development without shared science

Building global knowledge partnerships in agriculture to implement the Sustainable Development Goals

brainstorming
B2
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 10:45 to 12:00
According to Sustainable Development Goal 17, a successful sustainable development agenda requires inclusive, multistakeholder partnerships. In the agricultural sector, structured knowledge platforms gathering political players, the private sector, civil society and research actors exist. Co-ownership, co-decision on the societal challenges to tackle, shared values and visions, and jointly committed resources are key characteristics. They cover a wide range of expertise, approaches and backgrounds and the impact of their activities stretches from the local to the national and regional scale. During the brainstorming session, participants will reflect on the expansion potential and sustainability of global knowledge partnerships for sustainable development in agriculture.

Organised by

    Florence Lasbennes
    Director of the SUN Movement Secretariat
    Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement
    Cristina Amaral
    Director FAO Liaison Office with the European Union and the Kingdom of Belgium
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    Silvia Flores
    EDD Young Leader, Peru
    Richard Dzikunu
    EDD Young Leader, Ghana
    Catherine Bureau
    Deputy Director for Programs
    Fondation Avril
    Auxtin Ortiz Etxeberria
    Director
    World Rural Forum
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