RESHAPING AGRICULTURE FOR BETTER NUTRITION –
The Agriculture, Food, Nutrition, Health Nexus

13-14 August 2018, Canberra

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SIR JOHN CRAWFORD MEMORIAL ADDRESS AND NETWORKING DINNER

MONDAY, 13 AUGUST 2018 
Ballroom, QT Canberra Hotel, Canberra 
6.00pm – 9.00pm

This year’s Sir John Crawford Memorial Address, Food, Climate Change and National Security, was presented by Ms Frances Adamson, Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

The Vote of Thanks was given by Professor Andrew Campbell, Chief Executive Officer, ACIAR.

Announcement of the Crawford Fund 2018 Food Security Journalism Award

Announcement of the 2018 Crawford Fund Medal


PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE PROGRAM

TUESDAY, 14 AUGUST 2018
Theatrette and Mural Hall, Parliament House
8.30 am – 4.30pm

Here is a printed version of the one day event in Parliament House,

Presentations can be found by clicking on the title of the presentations with the speakers’ names.

0830 REGISTRATION

0900 OPENING SESSION

Welcome
The Hon John Anderson AO, Chair, Crawford Fund

0915 SESSION 1: MORNING KEYNOTE

FEEDING A GROWING GLOBAL POPULATION WITH HEALTHY FOOD FROM A HEALTHY PLANET
Dr Alessandro Demaio, Chief Executive Officer, EAT Foundation

0935 SESSION 2: CHALLENGES AND IMPACTS OF POOR NUTRITION

Chair: Dr Mario Herrero, Chief Research Scientist at CSIRO Agriculture and Food

Overview: Dr Jessica Fanzo, Co-chair of the Global Nutrition Report; Senior Nutrition and Food Systems Officer, UN FAO; and Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Johns Hopkins University

0950 MODERATED Q&A: MORNING SPEAKERS

1020 MORNING TEA – MURAL HALL

1110 SESSION 3: HOW DOES AGRICULTURE RESPOND TO THE NUTRITION CHALLENGE?

Chair: Professor Maggie Gill, Chair of the Independent Science & Partnership Council, CGIAR

Overview: Professor Andrew Campbell, Chief Executive Officer, ACIAR

1125 Case Studies:

Recognising the role of the livestock sector in human health and nutrition
Dr Anna Okello, Associate Research Programme Manager, Livestock Systems, ACIAR

Smart Food – good for you, the planet and the farmer
Joanna Kane-Potaka, Assistant Director General, External Relations, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), and Executive Director, Smart Food

Tapping the nutritional power of vegetables
Dr Marco Wopereis, Director General, World Vegetable Center

1200 MODERATED Q&A: SESSION 3 SPEAKERS

1230 LUNCH – MURAL HALL

1335 SESSION 4: DELIVERING RESULTS – POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR CHANGE

Chair: Dr Sarah Pearson, Chief Innovation Officer, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Overview: Professor Glenn Denning, Professor of Professional Practice, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University and Earth Institute

1350 Case Studies:

Behavioural change for better nutrition in PNG
Tania Paul, Horticulture Team Leader and Research Fellow, Charles Darwin University and Crawford Fund NT Committee Coordinator
Philmah Seta Waken, Agronomist, National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Papua New Guinea

Nutrition sensitive agriculture programming: addressing demand and supply side factors in Timor-Leste
Annie Major, Senior Manager, Adam Smith International, Asia Pacific

Small fish, big impact: nutrition-sensitive fish agri-food systems in Bangladesh
Dr Jessica Bogard, Nutrition Systems Scientist, CSIRO
Dr Shamia Chowdhury, Nutrition Specialist, WorldFish

Iron biofortified cereals to reduce hidden hunger in Africa
Associate Professor Alex Johnson, School of BioSciences, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne

1435 MODERATED Q&A: SESSION 4 SPEAKERS

1500 SESSION 5: PRIVATE SECTOR KEYNOTE – ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE IMPACT – WIN WIN SOLUTIONS

Chair: Malcolm Thompson, Deputy Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

OverviewRebecca Boustead, Head of Corporate Communications, Government Relations and Public Affairs, Kellogg Asia Pacific

1525 MODERATED Q&A: BOTH KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

1600 MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

Introduction by The Hon John Anderson AO, Chair, The Crawford Fund

The Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs

1610 CONFERENCE SYNTHESIS

What are the best ways for agriculture and the food industry to help promote healthier diets taking into account the opportunities and constraints discussed above? Can it be achieved, what behaviours have to change and what policy levers are needed to assist?
Professor Robyn Alders, AO, Crawford Fund medal awardee and Professor of Food and Nutrition, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Sydney University

1625 THANKS AND CLOSING

Dr Colin Chartres, Chief Executive Officer, The Crawford Fund

1630 CLOSE