Keynote Speakers On-line presentations
The following conference presentations are available as on-line lectures:
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
Professor 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
Dr. 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
Dr 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
Dr 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
Dr 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
Professor 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?
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 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: Ecosystem services and food production
Dr David Howlett, Executive Director of the Africa College partnership, University of Leeds.
On-line lecture: Africa College Conference 2011 Summary
Summary of the conference - David Howlett
The presentation slides of the keynote speakers are all available to download