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International Conference on World Food Policy Program

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The International Conference on World Food Policy:
The Future Faces of Food and Farming; Regional Challenges
The Royal Society of Thailand
Bangkok; 17-18 December 2015
Detailed Program
Thursday 17 December 2015
Dusit Thani Hall
Opening Speech: His Excellency Deputy Prime Minister ACM Prajin Juntong
Keynote Speech: “The World Food Economy: A 40 year perspective on the past, and a look forward
Professor Peter Timmer; Harvard University; USA
Coffee/Tea Break
Book Launch Session
"Signpost of Learning; King Bhumibol’s Pilot Projects on Sufficiency and Sustainability in Food and Food Production
Chairperson: Dr. Darunee Edward, International Academy of Food Science and Technology
His Majesty’s Concepts and Initiatives in Relation to Food Production in Thailand
By Dr. Pisoot Vijarnsorn, Senior Specialist in Land Development
Highland Agricultural Development in the Royal Project Foundation in Thailand: A Model Case for the Social Inclusive Approach
By Dr. Takamasa Fujioka and Dr. Chaipong Pongpanich, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University
Private Sector Perspectives on Food Policy: The Model of Working with the Community and the Royal Project
By Mr. Vanus Taepaisitphongse, Betagro Group
Lunch time: Benjarong Restaurant & Terrace
Parallel Sessions
The Cellar room
Session 2: Changing Patterns of Food Demand and Consumption
Chairperson: Professor Peter Timmer, Harvard University; USA
One size fits all or tailor made? Building an efficient and appropriate certification system for Geographical Indications in Asia
By Dr. Delphine Marie-Vivien, CIRAD, UMR Innovation, Malica Research Platform
Consumer perceptions of organic agriculture in the Lao PDR
By Ms. Maiyer Xiong, Faculty of Agriculture (National University of Laos)
Land Use, Agro-biodiversity and Smallholder Rubber Farmers’ Risk Perception: A Case Study from Xishuangbanna, China
By Mr. Shi Min, Institute of development and agricultural economics, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
The Dusit Thani Hall
Session 3: Dairy Livestock System Intensification
Chairperson: Professor Laurence Roudart; Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Dairy policy in Senegal, subject to technological and political Challenges
By Sergio D. Magnani, French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD); France
What shapes governance of the dairy value chain in Vietnam: insights from Ba Vi milkshed
By Ms. Nguyen Mai Huong, Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam
Better Understanding Livestock - Local Development Interactions through the Analysis of Farming Systems, Supply Chains and Policies
By Tourrand, J.F, CIRAD; France
Coffee/Tea Break
Author - Reviewer Meetings: Dusit Thani Hall
Friday 18 December 2015
Dusit Thani Hall
Roundtable Discussions: Regional Insights on food policies and farmers’ challenges
"Food security in an age of falling commodity and food prices"
Professor Ammar Siamwalla; Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)  
Professor Stefan Tangermann; University of Göttingen; Germany
Professor Gerard Azoulay; University Paris Sud; France
Dr. Jikun Huang; Chinese Academy of Sciences; China  
Mr. Julio Prudencio; Food First Information and Action Network; Bolovia
Coffee/Tea Break
Parallel Sessions
Dusit Thani Hall
Session 4: Fisheries and Food Security
Chairperson: Dr. Veronique Ancey, CIRAD; France
Freshwater aquaculture system in Red River Delta of Vietnam: Evolution of key role in food system and rural development
By Nguyen Van Huong, Faculty of Accounting and Business Management. Vietnam National University of Agriculture  
Fishing, Food Security and the Future: The case of Cambodia:
By Ms. Rebecca Hartje, Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade, Leibniz Universität Hannover; Germany
Developing Sustainable Seafood Markets in Asia: Negotiating between fishers, consumer demand, and sustainability through a Fisherfolk Shop
By Courtney Kehoe, Institute of the Environment, University of Ottawa; Canada
The Cellar room
Session 5: Assessing Food security
Chairperson: Professor Peter Warr, Australian National University
Constructing a Database for Food Security Assessments
By Hermann Waibel representing Ulrike Grote Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
The Future Faces of Land uses and food security in Tunisia in 2050
By Chloé Cangiano representing Clémence Moreau, Chargée d'études Projet Agrimonde Terra
Income diversification and poverty transitions: Evidence from Vietnam
By Van Q. Tran, University of Economics and Law, Vietnam National University
Lunch time: Benjarong Restaurant & Terrace
Dusit Thani Hall
Session 6: Food and Nutrition
Chairperson: Professor Cecelia Florencio, University of the Philippines
Food security with special reference to food safety in Thailand
By Dr. Darunee Edward, International Academy of Food Science and Technology; Thailand
Poverty and Nutrition: A Case Study of Rural Households in Thailand and Vietnam
By Hermann Waibel, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany  
Towards a restricted tolerance of street vending in Hanoi districts: the role of stakeholder dialogue
By Ms. Nguyen Thi Tan Loc, Fruit and Vegetable Research Institute (FAVRI); Vietnam
Coffee/Tea Break
Wrap-up session: reports from the sessions/themes, Synthesis, Insights on Regional Challenges and Discussion on Future Needs (including the production of final manuscripts for WFP special issues and/or thematic dossiers)
Chairperson: Professor Peter Timmer, Harvard University; USA
End of Conference
Author - Reviewer Meetings: Bangrak room
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