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Keynote/Invited Speakers

Christopher B.Barret

Keynote Speaker

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Christopher B. Barrett

Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University


Title: Accelerating Transformation Towards Healthy, Equitable, Resilient and Sustainable (HERS) Agrifood Systems

Rodolfo M.Nayga

Invited Speaker

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Rodolfo M. Nayga, Jr.

Professor and Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University


Title: Aging of Farmers: Implications for Agriculture and Beginning Farmer Programs

Achim Dobermann

Invited Speaker

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Achim Dobermann

Chief Scientist, International Fertilizer Association (IFA), Paris, France


Title: Looking ahead: innovation in the global fertilizer sector


Invited Speaker

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Aya Suzuki

Professor, Department of International Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo


Title: Fish Farming in Asia: Why the Sector Deserves More Attention from Economists

Le Nguyet

Invited Speaker


Le Nguyet Minh

Asia and MENA Regional Lead, Engagement and Partnership, Oxfam


Title: Reimagine women role in food production and rural agribusiness

Wendy Umberger

Invited Speaker

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Wendy Umberger

President, Australia's Policy Advisory Council (for International Agricultural Research and Development)


Title: Sustainable food systems – looking through the eyes of consumers

Prabhu Pingali

Invited Speaker


Prabhu Pingali

Professor of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management,  Cornell University


Title: Getting small farm agriculture to scale – global review of farm aggregation models

Shenggen Fan

Invited Speaker


Shenggen Fan

Professor and Dean of Global Food Economics and Policy, China Agricultural University


Title: Economics of Food Systems Transformation


Invited Speaker

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Stephan Hubertus Gay

Senior Agricultural Policy Analyst, Trade and Agriculture Directorate, OECD, Paris, France


Title: Global and Asian Agricultural Markets in Times of Short term Crises and Long term Challenges

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