Keynote Speakers On-line presentations

The following conference presentations are available as on-line lectures:

bob-watson.jpg Professor Bob Watson , Chief Scientific Advisor at UK Department for Environment and Rural affairs (Defra), and a former Chief Scientist and Director for Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development at the World Bank.
On-line lecture: Global Food Security: The Role of Research



Picture - Dr. Jones.JPGProfessor Monty Jones, Executive Director, Forum for Agriculture Research in Africa (FARA), Chair of the Global Forum for Agriculture Research (GFAR), and Board member of AGRA (Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa). In 2004, he won the World Food Prize for his work on NERICA (New Rice varieties for Africa), and in 2007 he was named by Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in The World.
On-line Behrens lecture: Cultivating the links between research and development to make an impact on food security


JB.JPGDr. Jacques Berger, Director of research in the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD) and director of the research unit "Prevention of malnutrition and associated pathologies" .
On-line lecture: From food vulnerability … to nutritional (in)security



symp_akin.jpgDr Akinwumi “Akin” Adesina, Minister of Agriculture in Nigeria and formerly the vice president of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
On-line lecture: Achieving greater impacts for agricultural research and innovations on the poor in Africa



Bricas-mai08.jpgDr Nicolas Bricas, CIRAD (Agricultural Research for Development), working in Montpellier (France).
On-line lecture: Towards a multisectoral approach of food security in policies and development projects



CBorg.jpgDr Christian Borgemeister, Director General of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe).
On-line lecture: Push-pull: How science-led discoveries can change the lives of the rural poor in Africa



tim_lang.jpgProfessor Tim Lang, chair in Food Policy at City University, London.
On-line lecture: Food security & sustainability. Thoughts on the challenge of providing a sustainable food supply for the future in the UK which is not at the detriment to Africa's food security



Dr Dennis Garrity, Director General of the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Kenya.
On-line lecture: Creating an evergreen agriculture: how can research help smallholders adapt to climate change?




4127273549_fde962503e_b.jpg Dr Lindiwe Majele Sibanda is the CEO of the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN).
On-line lecture: How Can We Deliver Impact on Food Security & Human Health Through Partnerships?



Professor Molly JahnProfessor Molly Jahn is based in the Laboratory of Genetics and Department of Agronomy and Special Advisor to the Chancellor and Provost for Sustainability Sciences, the University of Madison-Wisconsin.
On-line lecture: Research in support of sustainable solutions to food security



Prof Tim Benton, Chair of Africa College and Professor of Population Ecology, University of Leeds.
On-line lecture: Professor Molly JahnEcosystem services and food production




Dr David Howlett, Executive Director of the Africa College partnership, University of Leeds.
On-line lecture: Professor Molly JahnAfrica College Conference 2011 Summary


Summary of the conference - David Howlett

The presentation slides of the keynote speakers are all available to download